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



May 15, 2017

USC Kaufman students will be dancing around the globe this summer

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.

Patrick Morrow, USC Kaufman Director of Advancement

May 11, 2017

Q & A with new USC Kaufman director of advancement

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.

Glorya Kaufman International Dance Center

April 26, 2017

USC Kaufman seeks fixed-term Communications Coordinator

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 for an application and details.

Jay Fuentes' International Style Ballroom dance class attracts many minors and non-dance majors at USC | Photo by Carolyn DiLoreto

April 13, 2017

Dance minors hail from 49 university majors

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.

USC Kaufman BFA students coached by William Forsythe in Repertory in Performance class | Photo by Carolyn DiLoreto

April 12, 2017

What’s in a USC Kaufman BFA?

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.

Dance On! Week at USC Kaufman

April 10, 2017

Dance On! Week at USC

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:

USC Kaufman faculty member Patrick Corbin

April 5, 2017

Podcast “Conversations on Dance” features Patrick Corbin

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

More than a few things Forsythe this year

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

Student Blog: Live on the USC Kaufman video stage

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.