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Modern

The BFA concentration in Modern Dance offers a dynamic program of study in many of the movement principles and skills particular to this dance form.

Choreography by Benoit-Swan Pouffer, Photo by Eduardo PatinoChoreography by Benoit-Swan Pouffer, Photo by Eduardo Patino

The modern curriculum encompasses a wide range of embodied practices to create today’s most versatile dancer.

Course offerings in the techniques of modern  dance pioneers Martha Graham, Lester Horton, José Limón, Alwin Nikolais, May O’Donnell,  Merce Cunningham, and Paul Taylor, as well as classes in non-western dance forms, such as Butoh/Baharatanatyan, among others.

In addition, courses in improvisation designed to encourage an in-depth exploration of movement, ultimately provide valuable skills necessary for individual freedom of expression in both the performance and invention of dance.