This diverse and robust jazz concentration exposes students to a wide range of dance styles in preparation for today's job market while developing their individual artistic style.
These dance majors explore Broadway techniques, and commercial and contemporary jazz styles ranging from classical repertory to current trends.
Becoming versatile and adaptable dancers, jazz students build a solid technical foundation; this is rooted in daily jazz techniques, enhanced theatre skills in acting and voice and numerous performance opportunities.
Point Park offers a B.A. and B.F.A. in dance with a concentration in jazz. Learn more about the difference between the B.A. and B.F.A. programs.
You will receive a well-rounded education through the core curriculum and classes in your major. Some courses in the jazz concentration include:
- Acting for Dancers
- Body Alignment
- Contemporary Partnering
- Dance Composition
- Singing for Dancers
- History of Dance
- Jazz Dance (contemporary, commercial, theatre dance)
Faculty bring industry experience to the classroom
Point Park faculty members bring academic and work experience into the classroom.Meet the faculty