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.