USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance invites professional choreographers to apply for its inaugural New Movement Residency, a program striving to support LA-based and female choreographers by providing space for them to explore, create and prepare dance work for future touring and presentations. Up to three artists will be selected to participate in the three-week residency beginning in May of 2018 to be held in the newly built, 54,000-square-foot Glorya Kaufman International Dance Center.
Video: USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance
The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance combines artistic preeminence with industry access at one of the nation’s top private research universities. Through exclusive collaborations with some of the world’s foremost dance innovators, USC Kaufman is quickly becoming a premiere hub for dance.
“The new movement at the USC Kaufman School of Dance is about being leaders in the field of dance education,” said Dean Robert Cutietta.
Student Blog: First fall semester
By Chloe Kuka
With my first semester coming to a close, I can’t help but reflect on what made these first few months at the Glorya Kaufman School of Dance so special. One of the reasons I chose to join this program was the kind and welcoming atmosphere cultivated by the faculty at my audition.
Choreographic voices emerge at Student Works Performance
Over the past year and a half, the class of 2020 worked in improvisation and composition courses to discover the possibilities of the choreographic process. For six of the students, this work culminated in the Student Works Performance, which took place Nov. 28 and 29 at the Glorya Kaufman International Dance Center.
The performance marked a chance for the class of 2020 to explore a different facet of dance — creating, instead of being created upon– which, for some, was an entirely new experience.
“Choreography was never something that I thought I would have the courage to take on, but […]
2017 Gaga Winter Intensive
The Gaga Los Angeles Winter Intensive includes daily classes in Gaga/dancers, Ohad Naharin’s repertory, and Gaga methodics, taught by GAGA USA and guests artists formerly of Batsheva Dance Company.
Luce, Tsao and Gianopulos join USC Kaufman Board of Councilors
This fall, three new members joined the USC Kaufman Board of Councilors: Gale Luce, Sue Tsao, and Ann Gianopulos. As a part of the board, they will work with Dean Robert Cutietta and the USC Kaufman staff to advance the school’s development.
Admission Advice: Pursuing a minor at USC Kaufman
For students majoring in dance or another subject area at USC, the university’s robust selection of minors offers the opportunity to combine studies in dance with a wide array of academic interests.
Press: CBS 2 News LA features USC Kaufman BFA junior
CBS 2 News Los Angeles featured USC Kaufman BFA junior and member of the inaugural class, Paulo Hernandez-Farella. The report by Andrea Fujii highlights not only Paulo’s talent and aspirations, but the facilities and opportunities unique to USC Kaufman that led him to pursue his artistic and academic goals here over all other dance programs across the country.
“I wanted the top two,” Hernandez-Farella said. “I only auditioned for the USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance and I only auditioned for Juilliard.”
Take a look at the full clip on CBS 2 News.