Trojan Family Weekend 2023

October 5, 2023 – October 8, 2023

The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance invites families of current Kaufman students to join us for this annual welcome celebration. Get an up-close look at how the campus community achieves excellence in teaching, research and public service. The Trojan Family Weekend event experience is an invaluable opportunity to form lifelong memories with your student and the Trojan Family.

The following are sessions offered by the USC Kaufman during Trojan Family Weekend. Registration as an attendee is required. For more information and to register, visit the Trojan Family Weekend website. If you have any questions, please contact Natasha Liu, Associate Director of Individual Giving, at

*Note that Wednesday, October 4, is a special USC Kaufman event.



*Wednesday, October 4, 2023

5:00-10:00 PM | Hip Hop 50 Festival: Celebrating Collaboration & Community. RSVP here.

Thursday, October 5, 2023

9:00-10:20 AM | Dance Technique Class Observation for BFA Families

10:30-11:50 AM | Dance Technique Class Observation for BFA Families

1:00-1:30 PM | BFA STudent-Led Tour of Kaufman Dance Center

2:30–3:30 PM | USC Provost’s Panel: AI’s Impact on the Student Journey and Beyond
Location: Bovard Auditorium

3:30-4:20 PM |  Meet the Faculty panel, moderated by Dean Julia M. Ritter

Location: Large Performance Space. Please note this event coincides with the student led tour.

4:30-6:00 PM | Trojan Family Weekend Welcome Reception
Enjoy light bites, refreshments and student performance as you mingle with fellow USC families.

Location: Alumni Park, Welcome Lounge

Friday, October 6, 2023

8:30-10:15 AM | Breakfast with the Dean

10:30–11:15 AM | USC President’s Address: President Carol Folt welcomes families to a new year at USC. 

Location: Bovard Auditorium

3PM | 5:30 PM | 7:30 PM | Fall Works in Progress Performance. RSVP required. Details closer to the date.

Saturday, October 7, 2023

4:30–7:30 PM | USC Kaufman Tailgate. Location off Trousdale, game vs. Arizona.