Dance (Minor)

Deepen your appreciation for this unique, expressive art form

Whether you want to improve your dance skills or have a special appreciation for dance as an art form and cultural artifact, our Dance minor could be just what you’re looking for.

Select from courses in dance history, technical movement skills, choreography, teaching, and more.

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Why minor in Dance at Mary Baldwin?

Minoring in dance can enrich your overall academic journey at Mary Baldwin. In addition to fostering personal growth and creativity, it opens doors to cultural appreciation and a deeper understanding of diverse artistic traditions. Whether you aspire to a career in the arts or seek a more holistic, well-rounded education, studying dance offers a transformative and rewarding experience.

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Minor Requirements 

Our Dance Minor features a core set of courses that balance an education in the history of dance, the acquisition of technical skills in movement and choreography, and in teaching. Additional electives in technique and movement are required to continue developing both specific and broad skills. 

Sample Courses

  • Studies in Choreography
  • Hip Hop and History
  • Dance Composition and Improvisation
  • Dance Instruction Practicum
  • Ballet
  • Modern Dance
  • Cultures of Latin America
  • Sport Psychology

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