Photo: USC Kaufman BFA Student Jessica Muszynsky | Photo by Rose Eichenbaum



October 9, 2017

Student Blog: USC Kaufman in Japan

By Satori Folkes-Stone

I’m still processing last week’s USC Kaufman trip to Tokyo. This was my first time out of the country, and I wasn’t really sure what to expect. It was completely new and exciting, frightening, and exclusive, but highly informative.


October 4, 2017

Admission Student Blog: Finding your best college dance program

By Rachel Walton

The absolute first thing to understand when researching college dance programs is this: it’s about finding a school that will be your best fit. You can spend hours looking at top lists, researching the status of schools’ alumni, and visiting schools’ social media sites, but nothing can compare to finding a college that feels like your second home.


October 1, 2017

Student Blog: Hip-hop and cypher studies

By Simrin Player

USC Kaufman has amassed some of the top innovative visionaries who embrace all different styles of dance. The New Movement growing here is truly a hybridity of dance styles. The inclusion of hip-hop as a core class for dance technique is a strong representation of the school’s focus on the creation of hybrid artists.


September 28, 2017

Press: Competitions to Campus in DanceSpirit

USC Kaufman students Alyssa Allen and Jake Tribus spoke to DanceSpirit Magazine this month about how attending competitions contributed to their college experience.

“All of us from studio backgrounds have broad stylistic experiences, and versatility is important in college because it opens doors. You don’t want to have a door closed because you never dabbled in one particular style,” Tribus told DanceSpirit’s Laura De Silva. 

September 20, 2017

Kaufman Admission Advice – The Video Audition

In this episode of our Admission Advice series, get vital tips on how to best complete the video audition portion of your application from current USC Kaufman students.


September 18, 2017

Student blog: Ballet BC, bold beauty

By Celine Kiner

Ballet BC director Emily Molnar has a “warm yellow aura,” as one of my classmates phrased it–upon introduction, she emits welcoming, curious, and incredibly grounded energy. Her questions are rooted in an incredibly strong technical base and impressive résumé; she asks in order to create confusion and investigates in order to build beauty out of it.