Cornish Programs

Dance

The Dance Department offers artists rigorous training, freedom to experiment, and the space to create. As a student, you will develop a healthy and sustainable practice as a working dance artist, with emphasis on technique, collaboration, choreography, and performance.

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What To Expect

BFA
in Dance

Cornish Dance places equal emphasis on physical mastery and creative expression.

We offer a four-year BFA in Dance. We also offer two specialized options: the Accelerated Degree Program and the Professional Dancers Program.

You will spend an average of 6 to 8 hours each day in the studio, with a minimum of 13 hours of technique classes per week.

Program Information

Program Faculty + Administration

Dance
Sarah Haskell

Sarah Haskell

Department Manager
Dance
Victoria Watts

Victoria Watts

Department Chair
Dance
Deborah Wolf

Deborah Wolf

Modern Technique, Choreography
Dance
Laura Ann Smyth

Laura Ann Smyth

Jazz Technique, History, Dance Professional Practices
Dance
Michele Miller

Michele Miller

Modern Technique, Pilates, Modern Partnering
Dance
Lodi McClellan

Lodi McClellan

Ballet Technique, Dance Writing, Teaching Methods
Dance
Wade Madsen

Wade Madsen

Modern Technique, Choreography, Yoga for Dancers
Dance
Alana Isiguen

Alana Isiguen

Ballet, Somatic Movement Education, Dance Professional Practices

Admissions Information

Office of Admission

Main Campus Center
Floor 3
admission@cornish.edu
(800) 726-ARTS