Dance Teacher Magazine: How 4 BFA educators curate repertory experiences for college dance majors

May 1, 2024

USC BFA Dance majors Amanda Peet (BFA '24) and Covin Washington (BFA '27) in "Playing Perspectives" by Caili Quan | Photo by Rose Eichenbaum

Repertory experiences are a critical part of dance education—especially for college dance majors. Generally, universities with BFA dance programs have main-stage dance concert series toward the end of the fall and spring semesters. This rehearsal and performance process is designed to prepare students for the professional field.

To shed some light on the curation process, Dance Teacher spoke with four educators in BFA dance programs: associate professor Bruce McCormick, at the University of Southern California; assistant professor Leslie Kraus and associate professor Roxanne Lyst, at the University of Oklahoma; and associate professor Christian von Howard, at Montclair State University.

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