Unique to the program are offerings in comparative jazz styles and techniques. Additional offerings include dance kinesiology, improvisation, music theatre dance, social dance, male dancer, partnering, mind-body integration, creative movement and internships in dance. This course of study cultivates resourceful and informed artists that successfully pursue graduate study and/or work in the areas of concert dance, commercial dance, private sector and dance education.
Students may shape the courses that complete the requirements for the BA major by following sequences in such areas as general dance studies, music theatre, dance performance, theatre performance, choreography, design/technology, dance education, playwriting, directing, history, and literature.
Active professional teacher/artists along with established residencies and guest artists enhance the UB educational process by providing valuable networking opportunities for graduating students and global residencies.