The New Movement



Spring Concert Inside Look: Eight student voices come together in “Waistcoat”

All semester long, eight of USC Kaufman’s BFA student choreographers collaborated on a piece entitled “Waistcoat” for presentation alongside works of Living Legends at USC Kaufman’s Spring Dance Performance, co-hosted by USC Visions & Voices.

The new work is a choreographic experiment led by junior-year dance majors in USC Kaufman’s choreography concentration — a program designed to guide students who are interested in the field of dance for the stage, motion pictures, television, digital media and animation.


USC Kaufman seeks applicants for Communications Officer position

The University of Southern California is seeking applicants for the position of Communications Officer for the USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance. The position’s duties include administration and strategic oversight of communications projects; guiding articulation of brand and messaging across all platforms; curating and managing content for the school’s website and social media platforms; managing media relations and marketing; developing print materials; and working collaboratively to manage admissions, advancement and institutional communications campaigns; supervising and directing student workers, staff support and vendors, and ensuring regular communication and compliance with policies of USC Communications.


USC Kaufman seeks applicants for part-time hip-hop lecturer

The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance invites applications for the position of Part-Time Lecturer in Dance (Hip Hop) to provide specialized instruction in the areas of Hip Hop and related dance forms for major, minor, and elective technique courses. Knowledge and instructional experience desired to include, but not limited to, B- boying (breaking), Hip Hop social dances, Waacking, Vogue, Popping, House, Locking, Jooking, and Lite Feet.  Ideal candidate should have experience teaching lecture courses in at least one of the following: African American dance history, Origins of Jazz, and/or Hip Hop dance history.  Additional experience in commercial dance and industry work is preferred.

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Apr19 - 27

Dance On! Week at USC

Join USC Kaufman and USC Dance Club Council for Dance On! Week, a celebration of dance across campus, April 19-27, 2018. USC students from all majors are invited to participate in free performances and workshops culminating in the annual USC Kaufman Spring Dance Performance, April 25-27 at the Bing Theatre.

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The Elective Experience

Considering a dance elective next year? You won’t want to miss this spring’s Elective Experience showing. USC students from a wide range of majors will show what they’ve learned in their spring dance elective courses, including ballroom, Bollywood and more!

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Apr25 - 27

Living Legends: USC Kaufman’s Spring Dance Performance

USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance and USC Visions and Voices present “Living Legends: USC Kaufman’s Spring Dance Performance,” featuring BFA students performing new and classical dance works by Jiří Kylián, William Forsythe, Paul Taylor, Sonya Tayeh, YNOT, and selected student choreographers.

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