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OUR MISSION

The department of dance prepares articulate dance artists in
an intensive learning environment through performance, choreography,
teaching, and scholarship that integrate body, mind, and spirit.
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CONTEMPORARY

Contemporary Dance at BYU prepares students to meet the challenges of
a dynamic profession. Our goal is to guide and support students in becoming
artists, educators and scholars. Central to our mission is a desire to encourage
and hone individual student voice and creativity.
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BALLET

Students entering the ballet program at BYU will be instructed
with a unique knowledge base that combines artistry, critical thinking,
technical achievement and spirituality. Performing opportunities
include Theatre Ballet and Ballet Showcase Company.
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WORLD DANCE

The World Dance program is the largest dance program of its kind in
the United States and has been at BYU for over 55 years. It is the home
to the International Folk Dance Ensemble and Living Legends performing groups.
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BALLROOM

Ballroom Dance students prepare for professional teaching, competition and performing
careers. With an acclaimed medalist program providing regular adjudication by national
and international judge and as an accredited dance major, the ballroom emphasis
allows students to receive beginning through advanced training.

Rediscover the past

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THE DEPARTMENT OF DANCE WILL BE CELEBRATING 25 YEARS IN 2015, BUT DANCE HAS BEEN A PART OF BYU SINCE THE BEGINNING.

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ENCOUNTERS
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Together with the Beijing Dance Academy, BYU’s Contemporary Dance Theatre performed in the National Centre of Performing Arts (NCPA) for a collaborative “Encounter” between East and West.

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