Dance

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Ballet, modern dance, jazz, tap, performance, choreography, collaboration, research, business, leadership, health—all of these build the foundation for an Alma dance major.

"Paquita" Staged by David Campos and Irene Sabas

Dance involves the whole person and employs not only moving, but also creative exploration, communication and expression. Dance fosters intuitive thinking, problem solving and collaborative contact. It includes a personal commitment and responsibility and allows the individual to pursue and achieve personal growth.

"The Rest is Silence" Choreographed by Kristen Bennett

The Alma College Dance Program offers training in dance as a performance art in a liberal arts setting. All students are provided with a carefully structured experience in dance. Thirty-six credits complete the dance major, with 24 credits fulfilling the minor program requirements.

"Inquietudes" Choreographed by David Campos

Course offerings include Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Social Dance, Choreography, Highland Dance, Dance History, Theatrical Production, Dance Pedagogy and Anatomy, Alma College Dance Company performance opportunity and more.

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Advanced students are asked to audition for entry into the Alma College Dance Company and perform in three concerts a year, and senior dance students may plan and present their own production.