Jeff Thacker, one British Television’s foremost Entertainment Producers and former Head of Music Programming on ITV, has recently joined the USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance Board of Councilors. Thacker’s impressive background as a dancer, choreographer and producer has led to collaborations with some of the biggest names in the music and entertainment industries.
Student Blog: Day in the Life of a Third Year
I (much to my disbelief) am now a third year dance major here at The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance. I’ve chosen to share a snapshot of my typical Tuesday, which is an assortment of both the physical and intellectual. It’s definitely one of my busiest, but also my most fulfilling of days. Tuesdays really illustrate all of my varied interests at USC Kaufman and USC as a whole. They also show how I’ve been able to tailor the BFA curriculum to suit my personal academic and artistic interests.
Student Blog: Master Class with Nicolette Alberti
On Tuesday November 1, 2022, USC Kaufman Career Services offered a free master class with commercial dance artist Nicolette Alberti. The class was open to dance BFA students, dance minors, and musical theatre BFA students. Alberti, who graduated with a BFA in dance from Rutgers University, has worked with some of the industry’s biggest names, including Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj, Ricky Martin, Jennifer Lopez, Maluma and Iggy Azalea. Hayden Rivas (BFA ’24) discusses his experience in the class.