Spring Semester Dance Highlights

The Dance Department has much going on this semester! Below are a few highlights:

  • The department accepted 31 talented dancers for Fall 2017 enrollment from the auditions held last semester.
  • 18 students and 1 faculty member traveled to the Alabama Dance Festival in January, being invited to present two pieces in the New Works Concert and engage in an audition for prospective students.
  • On February 17, they are hosting an “exchange day” with Ballet Magnificat Trainees, who will share a ballet class with upper level BU dancers and present choreographic works.
  • On Thursday afternoons prior to dance concerts, there will be free Open Dress Rehearsals for dance students from Power APAC, MS School of the Arts, and Hinds Community College to attend.
  • During Spring Break (March 13-17), 21 students and 3 faculty will travel to the American College Dance Association Regional Conference at Auburn University to present 3 dance works as well as take classes and attend performances.
  • For the Spring Dance Concert (March 31, April 7-9), dance students have the opportunity to learn from 3 world-class guest artists who are creating original dance works for the concert.

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