In this concentration, modern dance students push personal boundaries and explore their potential for movement and creativity.
From exposure to influential modern dance canons to contemporary movements, student dancers transcend to artists in this curriculum.
These dance majors experience opportunities to perform works by renowned master choreographers and noted emerging artists; they advance to become dancers capable of integrating style, technique and artistry with contemporary trends.
"Point Park's dance students receive intense conservatory training within a university setting, the dance spaces are enormous compared to most, the faculty are brilliant teachers in their own form and stylist dance areas, and the calibre of the training in ballet, modern and jazz is comparable to the "top" pre-professional conservatory dance training programs in the country and abroad."
You will receive a well-rounded education through the core curriculum and classes in your major. Some courses in the modern concentration include:
Cultural Dance Forms
History of Dance
Modern Dance Techniques (Graham, Horton, Limon)
Learn about where our graduates have gone on to build their careers.
"Point Park's dance program set me up for success. I learned how to balance a rigorous schedule, maintain a healthy lifestyle, retain choreography and incorporate my own artistry." — Company Member, Paul Taylor 2 Dance Company