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Dance

Quick Facts

  • Courses fulfill:
    • Core Curriculum Requirement: Creative Arts
    • Degree & certificate plan requirements
  • Courses are offered at these campuses:

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!

Options

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 are a student on Northeast or Northwest Campus who has 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

Requirement: 18 Credit Hours

  • Modern Dance–4 semesters (4 credit hours)
  • Ballet–4 semesters (4 credit hours)
  • Jazz and/or Tap–2 semesters (2 credit hours)
  • Dance Performance–2 semesters (2 credit hours)
  • Dance Appreciation–1 semester (3 credit hours)
  • Dance Composition–1 semester (3 credit hours)

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

Linda Quinn, Professor of Dance
817-515-6023
linda.quinn@tccd.edu

Northwest Campus

Lacreacia Sanders, Associate Professor of Dance
817-515-7692
lacreacia.sanders@tccd.edu

South Campus

Kiera Amison, Instructor of Dance
817-515-4270
kiera.amison@tccd.edu

Southeast Campus

Brandy M. Niccolai-Belfi, Associate Professor of Dance
817-515-3844
b.niccolai-belfi@tccd.edu

Updated November 22, 2017