Thrive

The Department of Modern Dance

Transform

Dance is transformative. I want students to leave our program with a truer, more honest and deeper understanding of themselves, and a clear sense of ones’ place in dance and in the world. Stephen Koester – Chair of the Department

Engage

A contemporary dance community distinguished by its sense of excellence, professionalism, humanism, passion, caring and profound spirit of inquiry.

Create

“Department students are technical, focused, creative and tireless; they embody a system of priorities I value.” -Guest artist comment

Grow

“The Department is extremely rigorous, engrossing, eye-opening. It was the most enlivening, challenging and humbling experience I’ve ever encountered… the most memorable years of my life thus far.” Recent program alumni's comment

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Dance With The U

Staff & Faculty

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Stephen Koester
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Ellen Bromberg
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Brent Schneider
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Eric Handman
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Pamela Geber Handman
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Satu Hummasti
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Sharee Lane
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Juan Carlos Claudio
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Eloy Barragan
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A’Keitha Carey
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Daniel Clifton
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Cole Adams
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Steven Rasmussen
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Rob Wood
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Michael Wall
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