Students in the dance production concentration can choose to either perform repertoire or present a composition.

Dance Production Concentration Requirements

Students must meet all general degree requirements and conservatory requirements for graduation. 

Freshman and Sophomore Years

Students apply for the dance production concentration during the second semester of their sophomore year and before the sophomore jury. The grade obtained in Dance Production I course, Sophomore jury results, along with a general aptitude for and interest in dance production, determine a student’s acceptance or denial. Freshmen and sophomores follow the basic curriculum.

Junior Year

In addition to their regular junior requirements, students in the dance production concentration will register for DPD 3900/Independent Study in Dance Production for two semesters.

Senior Year

In addition to their regular senior requirements, students in the dance production concentration will register for: 

  • DPD1075/ Collaborative Video for Choreography ( 2 credits)
  • DPD 3900/Independent Study in Dance Production (two semesters, variable credits)
  • DPC 4990/Senior Project 1 (3 credits)
  • DPC 4991 Senior Project 2 (3 credits) (Production/Stage management emphasis as advised and approved by the Conservatory of Dance Production manager and Department Chair. 

Students can elect to take only one technique class a day on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays, during their Senior Year, like the Comp. Con. students.

Any changes in concentration must be approved by the Dance Department Chair.