Department of Theatre & Dance
College of Arts and Sciences
285 Alumni Arena
Buffalo, NY 14260-5030
Web Address: theatredance.buffalo.edu
Chair; Associate Professor
Director of Dance B.a. and B.F.a
Artistic Director, Zodiaque Dance Companies
Director of Design/Technology B.F.a.
Director of Theatre, BA
Director of Music Theatre B.F.a; Theatre Performance, B.F.a.
Assistant to the Chair
The Department of Theatre and Dance offers BA and BFA degrees in Dance. The UB DANCE PROGRAM is a nurturing and challenging artistic community where Versatility Matters. The program values education fueled by
stimulating professional performing and teaching experiences. The BA and BFA dance degrees include a depth and breadth of curriculum with equal emphasis on ballet, modern, jazz and tap. The department does not offer
a minor in dance. Various options in preparing for professional dance careers are available. Coursework includes performance, choreography, pedagogy, somatic practices, movement analysis, history, criticism, and research.
Prospective majors should audition and meet with undergraduate advisor as early as possible. An audition is required for acceptance into the program.
For transfer students, course requirements may be adjusted based on placement auditions. If lower-level courses are waived, additional courses may be assigned. This policy applies to all majors.