Dance

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Meadows’ Division of Dance is one of the top programs in the U.S. offering both conservatory dance instruction and liberal arts education.

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In addition to technique training, students are immersed in theoretical studies that include dance history, kinesiology, music theory/history and choreography.

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Students perform masterworks of the great choreographers of the 20th century, including Balanchine, Graham, Humphrey, Limón and Sokolow, as well as works by contemporary masters such as Taylor, Parsons, Battle, Pilobolus and more.

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Student choreography is a major component of the student experience, guided by expert faculty and opportunities to learn from visiting masters such as Bruce Wood (pictured).

Minor in the History of Visual and Performing Arts

The minor in the history of the visual and performing arts provides students with a broad multidisciplinary engagement with the arts in their historical contexts. Students must take six courses (18 hours) from the following list, with at least one course from each group and no more than two courses from any single group.

Art, art history, dance, film and media arts, music, and theatre majors may apply credits from the history sequence requirements of their respective majors toward this minor but must take at least 12 hours outside their discipline.

Requirements for the Minor 18 Credit Hours
History of Art (one or two from the following) At least 3; no more than 6
Music (one or two from the following) At least 3; no more than 6
Dance and Theatre (one or two from the following) At least 3; no more than 6
Film History (one or two from the following) At least 3; no more than 6
Total hours 18

Classes are taught by faculty from Art History; Dance; Music; Theatre; and Film & Media Arts.
18 hours.

For more information about the History of the Visual and Performing Arts minor, contact:
Program Director, Lecturer, Music Theory and Associate Director of Music Recruitment Melissa Murray 214-768-3521

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