Dance technology performance

Explore Dance Technology

SRU offers exciting opportunities to integrate technology with live performance and video

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Emotional dance performance

Express Performance through Experimental Media

SRU dancers explore the range of performance in video, stage, and site specific locations

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SRU dancers practice contemporary partnering

Build Contemporary Performance Skills

SRU dancers practice integrating partnering into their choreography

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Dance: Bachelor of Fine Arts

Offered by: Department of Dance

The BFA is a professional degree that deepens and expands artistic training at the advanced level. Students may choose from one of two areas of concentration:

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance with a Concentration in Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance with a Concentration in Performance and Choreography

Why Choose Dance: Bachelor of Fine Arts?

This program will prepare SRU dance majors to transition through different phases of their professional and personal lives as dance professionals.

What Will You Learn?

The dance faculty are well known for their excellence in teaching and ability to educate dancers. Students can expect to expand and perfect their artistic and research abilities in various technique, performance, choreography and teaching courses. Wellness for Dancers, Dance Kinesiology and Dance Technology are strong dance science and technology components of the dance curriculum.

For more information about the dance program, visit the Department of Dance website.

Careers In Dance: Bachelor of Fine Arts

This innovative professional program will prepare dance majors at SRU for diverse professional performance and choreography opportunities in entertainment and concert dance, private studio and business ownership, and administrative careers in the field. The benefits to students will be access to a wider range of dance opportunities due to the extended training and differentiated emphases.

Clubs & Organizations

  • Slippery Rock University Dance Theater
  • Rock Dance Company
  • Afro Colombian Dance Ensemble
  • National Honor Society for Dance Arts