Students perform choreography of guest artist Helen Simoneau

Network with Dance Professionals

SRU offers guest artist residencies every semester

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Students perform hip-hop choreography by faculty member Teena Custer

Work Directly with Faculty Choreographers

Dance students rehearse and perform in faculty repertory

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Students perform swing dance in the SRU Performing Arts Series

Engage, Partner, Interact

Dancers collaborate with students in Music and Theatre in performances

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The professional environment of dance and the performing arts in the 21 st century is continuously evolving. Students pursuing a career in dance increase their employability by understanding how performance, creativity, technology and business function together.

The dance curriculum is designed specifically for students seeking multilayered careers as dance professionals. It provides the advanced training needed to pursue performing, choreography, technology, and teaching careers in dance. Earning a dance degree from SRU prepares its graduates to transition through different phases of their professional and personal lives while sustaining employability and increasing financial stability as dance professionals.

The Thom and Christine Cobb Scholarship Fund 

Upon his retirement, Thom generously created the Thom and Christine Cobb Scholarship Fund, which is used to award scholarships to deserving students.  In lieu of flowers for Thom's memorial celebration, Christine requests that donations be made to the scholarship fund in order to continue supporting the students that Thom so dearly loved.