June 29, 2017
The new Glorya Kaufman International Dance Center was recently featured in Dance Teacher magazine as an ideal space for dance enthusiasts, movers and thinkers alike.
“There’s definitely something to be said for jumping on perfectly springy floors—all thoughtfully installed by Harlequin—while sunlight streams in through floor-to-ceiling windows,” said Dance Teacher’s Rachel Rizzuto.
June 23, 2017
Just a year after its opening, the Glorya Kaufman International Dance Center is set to welcome a new neighbor this fall: the USC Village. The $700 million retail and residential project is set to open in August, in time for incoming students to move in and returning students to explore as the school year begins.
March 31, 2017
The Glorya Kaufman International Dance Center will be home to three summer intensives in 2017, through USC Kaufman’s partnerships with leading international dance-makers.
Complexions Contemporary Ballet will offer its first summer intensive program at the Center, while Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Gaga/People will return after holding intensives at USC Kaufman last summer.
December 14, 2016
KABC7’s reporter Adrienne Alpert visited the Glorya Kaufman International Dance Center. Alpert spoke to the school’s founder and namesake Glorya Kaufman and Vice Dean and Director Jodie Gates. BFA students had the chance to share their experience within the program and showcase their work in technique class.
“Hundreds of dancers auditioned to get in to study in this state-of-the-art building. Only about 50 have been accepted… With its curving staircase and soaring ceilings, a visitor doesn’t have to be a dancer to be impressed by this facility,” said Alpert.
Watch the coverage on KABC7.
October 20, 2016
USC Kaufman’s building opening was covered in online dance publication 4dancers.org earlier this month. Writer Catherine L. Tully outlines the building’s features and explains how it will function in the Los Angeles dance community.
“This project has been no small undertaking,” Tully writes.
October 6, 2016
The Glorya Kaufman International Dance Center, the largest dance-dedicated building on a private university campus, had its grand opening Oct. 5 in a stylish celebration of movement, scholarship and the arts.
At noon, several hundred people filled the courtyard of the handsome Italianate Collegiate Gothic building, a crowd that included more than two dozen USC trustees, many senior administrators and deans and USC Distinguished Professors who were introduced by Robert A. Cutietta, dean of the USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance.
September 15, 2016
Backstage’s Sept. 7 article tells readers of USC Kaufman’s initial conception, diverse faculty, and new building, among advice from Dean Robert Cutietta on applying to be one of the 18 accepted applicants per class.
“Highlighting the abilities of a ballet dancer in the hip-hop realm, for example, shows versatility and potential for growth,” writes Backstage journalist Briana Rodriguez.
September 14, 2016
The brand new Glorya Kaufman International Dance Center is filled with the latest equipment, including six gleaming new pianos placed in its studios. Thanks to the generosity of the family of Lenai Wilkerson, a BFA student in the inaugural class, one of these pianos now has been named.
August 8, 2016
The Glorya Kaufman International Dance Center is almost ready for the fall semester at USC Kaufman. While it undergoes a few finishing touches, here’s a preview of some of the gorgeous new studios.
June 24, 2016
The Glorya Kaufman International Dance Center, was featured this month in Dance Teacher Magazine. The new state-of-the-art space will house USC Kaufman students, staff, and faculty, as well as visiting artists-in-residence. Dance Teacher’s Joseph Carman calls it “the ultimate dream dance facility,” noting that it “might be better described as ‘future-of-the-art.'”