May 15, 2017
Over the next three months, rising sophomore and junior BFA students of the USC Kaufman School of Dance will be continuing their dance education in summer intensives, booking professional work and sampling other cultures. The New Movement will take flight as USC Kaufman students travel around the world to learn, educate, and create before returning in the fall.
May 11, 2017
This month, seasoned fundraiser Patrick Morrow joins the USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance as its new director of advancement. Morrow, who began his career in philanthropy at The Da Camera Society at nearby Mount St. Mary’s University, has since served on the development teams of some of L.A.’s most prominent cultural institutions, including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, LACMA, The Colburn School and, most recently, the Los Angeles Master Chorale where he was the director of development.
April 26, 2017
The University of Southern California is seeking applicants for a fixed-term position beginning June 5, 2017 as Communications Coordinator for the USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance. Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree and minimum of three years experience in marketing, media relations, and/or journalism. Experience working in dance, the performing arts and/or within a university setting is strongly preferred. Visit usccareers.usc.edu for an application and details.
April 14, 2017
Traveling to the Arctic, Jody Sperling danced on sea ice at a dozen deployments, translating Arctic science concepts into movement.
“The cold wraps around you and fills your lungs making you breathe and move faster to stay warm,” the choreographer said.
April 13, 2017
This semester, USC Kaufman School of Dance reached a milestone: More than 100 USC students (104, to be precise) have declared minors in dance. The number has increased significantly since last year, and even more since the school’s founding in 2012, when only eight students were enrolled as minors.
April 12, 2017
Designed to prepare the artist, the innovator and the entrepreneur, our groundbreaking four-year professional degree offers you rigorous training and the flexibility to pursue a curriculum in line with your professional and artistic goals. We asked our students to tell us how they would describe their classes. Here’s our “Zagat-style” guide the USC Kaufman Bachelor of Fine Arts.
April 10, 2017
This month, USC Kaufman will be spreading the joy of dance across campus with the first ever Dance On! Week at USC. The event brings together campus clubs, organizations and communities in a weeklong celebration of dance that culminates with the Spring Dance Performance. Here is a look at the developing schedule of events:
April 5, 2017
USC Kaufman faculty member Patrick Corbin was featured in “Conversations on Dance,” a podcast hosted by ballet dancers Rebecca King and Michael Breeden.
Corbin, who is currently staging Paul Taylor’s “Arden Court” for the Miami City Ballet, spoke of his multi-genre background and his responsibility as Taylor’s repetiteur, coaching dancers to perfect the presentation of the choreographer’s works.
Listen to the talk on the “Conversations on Dance” podcast.
April 3, 2017
An enviable number of premieres and revivals of the works of choreographer and USC Kaufman School of Dance faculty member William Forsythe will be performed around the globe starting this spring. More than 14 of Forsythe’s ballets and 13 of his exhibitions are crossing seas to audiences from Tokyo to Madrid through the end of the year. In addition, four significant publications authored or about Forsythe will make their appearance in 2017.
April 3, 2017
By Olivia Euritt
This semester, in our Introduction to Dance for the Camera: New Media and Editing (DANC 218) class with Professor Patrick Corbin, we were tasked with creating video projects in small groups, each formed by common interests and career goals. I was incredibly lucky to have worked in a group with two amazing, empowering, and independent young women, Helen and Madison.