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Jay Fuentes and partner demonstrate a ballroom move in the middle of a dance studio

January 18, 2021

Rhythm Nations: Latin Dance with Jay Fuentes

Discover what it’s like to learn Latin Dance, one of four dance forms you’ll experience as part of DANC 499 Rhythm Nations: Intro to African, Indian and Latin Dance. This special topics course provides an in-depth tour of dance and offers a semester of discovery as students interact with dance styles from around the globe.

Achinta S. McDaniel teaching class

January 19, 2021

Rhythm Nations: Bollywood with Achinta S. McDaniel

Discover what it’s like to learn Bollywood, one of four dance forms you’ll experience as part of DANC 499 Rhythm Nations: Intro to African, Indian and Latin Dance. This special topics course provides an in-depth tour of dance and offers a semester of discovery as students interact with dance styles from around the globe.

Dancers walking forward in a studio during a commercial dance class

January 20, 2021

Intro to Commercial Dance Lecture Demonstration with Achinta S. McDaniel

During this fun lecture demonstration, Professor McDaniel will hold a mock dance audition. You’ll also learn a short movie dance routine, say your name for the “casting agent,” and get ready to shine. All levels are welcome to take both this demo and the actual course!

dancers taking hip-hop class in studio

January 21, 2021

Hip-Hop Don’t Stop Lecture Demonstration with Amy O’Neal

Amy O’Neal, award-winning hybrid dancer, performer, choreographer and dance educator, introduces USC students to DANC 302g Hip-Hop Don’t Stop: Black Social Dance Culture and Media. In this lecture demonstration, Professor O’Neal will break down the lineage and more modern manifestations of the popular social dance “The Charleston.”

Jay Fuentes teaching a ballroom dance class

January 22, 2021

Ballroom Dance with Jay Fuentes

Experience what it’s like to take DANC 188a, which introduces students to the fundamentals of ballroom dance, emphasizing partner connection, communication and creativity, with the practical application of dance within a social setting.

Anindo drumming live with dancers

January 23, 2021

Rhythm Nations: African Dance with Anindo Marshall

Discover what it’s like to learn African dance, one of four dance forms you’ll experience as part of DANC 499 Rhythm Nations: Intro to African, Indian and Latin Dance. This special topics course provides an in-depth tour of dance and offers a semester of discovery as students interact with dance styles from around the globe.

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