Train. Innovate. Grow. We offer an education at the forefront of contemporary professional dance, while remaining committed to classical foundations.
Meet Jojo Boykins ’18, recently featured on the new ALLARTS channel by WNET, New York’s PBS channel. Read her Q&A here.
The Conservatory of Dance in the School of the Arts at Purchase College is one of only a handful of conservatories in the world where you can learn what it means to be a dance professional. The opportunity provided to individuals committed to the full realization of themselves as artists is second to none.
The Conservatory of Dance’s BFA program gives students a comprehensive entrée into the world of professional dance. Purchase alumni currently perform with many of the foremost international contemporary modern and ballet dance companies.
They also teach, direct, and choreograph major productions, dance on Broadway, have founded companies across the globe, and are nurturing the next generation as professors in higher education.
Two Purchase seniors were recently honored with the SUNY-wide Thayer Fellowship and Patricia Kerr Ross Award.
The Brooklyn Academy of Music production of Watermill was reviewed in the New York Times.
Renowned Italian choreographer Luca Veggetti will showcase Purchase students in his staging of Jerome Robbins’ Watermill at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
Marcella Lewis ’16 for dance and Kyle Abraham ’00 won the prestigious Statue Award.
DanceSpirit Magazine raves about @issadancelook Instagram by Joy Marie Thompson ’18 and Dava Huesca ’19.
Choreographer, artistic director, and founder of Kyle Abraham/Abraham.in.Motion