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Kaufman

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.

Faculty

Christian Vincent on commercial dance in Los Angeles

USC Kaufman lecturer Christian Vincent has worked all over Los Angeles and is known for his work as both a performer and choreographer in the commercial dance scene, garnering credits with Prince, Britney Spears, Shakira, Ricky Martin, and more. Vincent’s classes at USC Kaufman infuse his artistic approach with his commercial experience; he spoke to us a little bit about the city’s dance community and his own Commercial Dance: Professional Dance Preparation (DANC 499) course.

USC Choreographic Institute

The mission of the USC Choreographic Institute is to establish how choreographic systems advance research in a variety of fields and to advocate for the social and cognitive value of choreography.

The USC Choreographic Institute is an international platform for innovative initiatives in choreographic research, practice, and mentorship. Working closely with partner schools at USC, including the Schools of Cinematic Arts,Gerontology, and Music, the  Institute engages artists, scientists, gamers, and humanists in exploring the intersections of movement, creative technologies, and well-being. Advised by world-renowned choreographer and artist William Forsythe, the USC Choreographic Institute is the research platform of the newly founded Glorya Kaufman School of Dance at the University of Southern California.