Event Archive

Cardinal sash with gold lettering and colorful lei

May 13, 2022

Class of 2022 Commencement

The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance Class of 2022 will graduate on Friday, May 13 with a Main Commencement Ceremony at USC Alumni Park and a Satellite Ceremony at Founders Park. Graduates and their families will also be invited to a USC Kaufman Reception at the Glorya Kaufman International Dance Center courtyard.

four dancers perform onstage

April 27 - April 28, 2022

Spring Student Works

BFA students will present a site-specific choreographic show on April 27 and will perform original choreography by members of the Class of 2022 and the Class of 2023 on April 28. Both performances will take place at the USC Bing Theatre.

a group of students perform African dance

April 25, 2022

Elective Experience

Considering a dance elective? Don’t miss The Elective Experience, a celebration of the dance electives offered at USC Kaufman. USC students from a wide range of majors will show what they’ve learned in their spring dance elective courses, including hip-hop, Bollywood and more!

collage of three dancers in front of purple, cardinal, and gold background

April 21 - April 23, 2022

Debut at The Wallis

Please join us for the USC Kaufman debut performance at The Wallis. In this milestone event, accomplished dance students from the University of Southern California will perform a variety of works by world-renowned choreographers.

collage of headshots

April 6 - April 8, 2022

Senior Project Presentations

Members of the Class of 2022 will give presentations about their senior projects, which relate to their career goals and draw from their learning and experiences during their time at the USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance.

Students dancing in a studio with wood floors and a purple wall

April 1 - April 2, 2022

Cypher Summit

The Cypher Summit is a biennial collective gathering of educators, scholars, students and dance practitioners who are invested in preserving and cultivating authentic hip-hop dance cultures in higher education. This year’s cypher will focus on women in hip-hop and partner with Ladies of Hip-Hop.

dancer poses in the middle of a circle of people

April 2, 2022

Cypher Celebration

As a close to the two-day Cypher Summit featuring Ladies of Hip-Hop, the general public is welcome to attend Cypher Celebration which features an intergenerational ensemble of hip-hop artists and live music provided by USC Thornton musicians.

four dancers silhouetted in front of a group of musicians

March 30 - March 31, 2022

Choreographers & Composers

This collaboration between the USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance and the USC Thornton School of Music brings together student choreographers and student composers in one unforgettable program.

two sets of dancers on stage in arabesque

March 4, 2022

Spring Works in Progress

Take a peek at the developing repertory of BFA student dancers at this informal showing.

people dancing together in a studio

March 3, 2022

Fresh Sesh

BFA dancers from the Class of 2025 invite you to an informal sharing of work from DANC 131: Improvisation & Composition.