Photo: USC Kaufman BFA Student Jessica Muszynsky | Photo by Rose Eichenbaum


Matthew Perko and Simrin Player in rehearsal for Dwight Rhoden's "Hissy Fits"

November 21, 2017

Student Blog: When we were applicants

By Simrin Player and Matthew Perko

High school seniors and potential USC Kaufman applicants: we know there’s a lot on your plate right now. When filling out college applications feels overwhelming, know that all of USC Kaufman’s BFA students went through the same process, and they’re here to help.

USC Kaufman BFA students in class | Photo by Heather Toner

November 21, 2017

GE Courses for USC Kaufman Students

Prospective students often wonder how USC Kaufman students engage in general education (GE) courses at USC. The following Q & A highlights some of the most frequently asked questions about GE courses:

Rachel Walton | Photo by Mary Mallaney

November 21, 2017

USC Kaufman Admission Advice: The Short Answer

Because our faculty don’t review your Common Application, they don’t have the benefit of reading your personal statement and USC short answers. This is why we ask you for one writing sample. Since you’ve already written 10,000 essays by the time you get to our portfolio, we kept our short response very short.

Zachary Torres and Mariano Zamora Gonzalez in Dwight Rhoden's "Hissy Fits" | Photo by Rose Eichenbaum

November 21, 2017

Student Blog: My first fall final performance

By Zackery Torres
The BFA Fall Performance is no joke. The BFA Fall Performance is no joke. As a BFA freshman at USC Kaufman, this is the very first show week I have experienced thus far. The freshman class, however, has already done so much.


November 20, 2017

Student Blog: Aszure Barton’s “Busk”

By Jake Tribus

Working with Aszure Barton and Jonathan Alsberry on Barton’s work “Busk” for the past three weeks has been such a thrilling ride. This piece is a physically, mentally, and emotionally complex one.

Dwight Rhoden rehearses "Hissy Fits" with USC Kaufman BFA students | Photo by Mary Mallaney

November 17, 2017

USC Kaufman Establishes New Movement Residency Program

USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance invites professional choreographers to apply for its inaugural New Movement Residency, a program striving to support LA-based and female choreographers by providing space for them to explore, create and prepare dance work for future touring and presentations. Up to three artists will be selected to participate in the three-week residency beginning in May of 2018 to be held in the newly built, 54,000-square-foot Glorya Kaufman International Dance Center.

Sarah Haggerty | Photo: (C) Jordan Albright Photography

November 15, 2017

Q&A with Sarah Haggerty

Sarah Haggerty joins USC Kaufman as Associate Director of Individual Giving. We spoke with her a little bit about joining our team, and her role as a part of the USC Kaufman family.

November 13, 2017

USC Kaufman seeking Office Assistant II

The University of Southern California is seeking applicants for a full-time position as Office Assistant II to the USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance.