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Dance

Quick Facts

Summary

Our dance programs offer courses in a variety of styles for everyone from the complete novice to the most advanced dancer. You can find your place in our department.

Reasons to Study Dance

  • Fulfill a core curriculum requirement
  • Enjoy an excellent source of exercise
  • Challenge your body mentally and physically
  • Meet new people and try new things

And dance is fun!

See our students dance

Visit TCC Dance Photo Gallery.

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Performing Opportunities

You can be a part of student-based dance companies that perform both on and off campus in informal and formal concerts.

Plus, our dance companies are committed to community involvement through outreach programs.

Dance Specialization

If you have a strong interest in dance technique and performance, you can complete an 18-hour dance specialization.

Reasons to Complete the Specialization

  • Transfer to a university-level program to pursue a degree in dance
  • Earn a promotion or pay raise if you are a dance studio teacher
  • Broaden your technical and performance experience in dance

Requirements

We are currently revising the dance specialization courses and will post the updates during the Fall 2020 semester.

Here are the current course requirements:

  • Modern Dance–4 semesters 
  • Ballet–4 semesters
  • Jazz and/or Tap–2 semesters 
  • Dance Performance–2 semesters 
  • Dance Appreciation–1 semester 
  • Dance Composition–1 semester 

Upon the completion of 18 hours in the dance specialization, you will receive a written recognition of accomplishments in dance technique and performance.

This dance specialization is not a certificate of completion.

Courses

 

Contact

Northeast Campus

Kihyoung Choi
Professor of Dance

Call 817-515-6638

Email kinhyoung.choi@tccd.edu

Northeast Campus

Hyun Jung (Jenna) Chang
Associate Professor of Dance

Call 817-515-6957

Email hyunjung.chang@tccd.edu

Northwest Campus

Amy L. Jennings
Associate Professor of Dance

Call 817-515-7174

Email amy.jennings@tccd.edu

Northwest Campus

Lacreacia Sanders
Associate Professor of Dance

Call 817-515-7692

Email lacreacia.sanders@tccd.edu

South Campus

Kiera Amison
Instructor of Dance

Call 817-515-4270

Email kiera.amison@tccd.edu

Southeast Campus

Brandy M. Niccolai-Belfi
Associate Professor of Dance

Call 817-515-3844

Email b.niccolai-belfi@tccd.edu

Trinity River Campus

Kiera Amison
Instructor of Dance

Call 817-515-4270

Email kiera.amison@tccd.edu

Updated August 19, 2021