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The BA in Dance

Rowan University integrates the study of dance within a liberal arts curriculum that prepares students for lifelong learning. Housed within the Department of Theatre and Dance, a multidisciplinary program committed to experimentation and collaboration, the BA in Dance creates informed artists whose technical training in movement and performance is coupled with intellectual engagement.

The curriculum for the BA in Dance can be found here: 

BA in Dance

The curriculum for the minor in Dance can be found here:

Minor in Dance

All students must audition for the BA in Dance. Information for admission and audition can be found here:


Classes are taught by Acclaimed Faculty Artists

Paule Turner

Dr. Leslie Elkins

Dawn Marie Bazemore

Performance Opportunities

Dance Extensions

Rowan University's Hoofers Club

Successful Alumni

Upon graduation from the BA in Dance Program students are prepared to enter the workforce as professional performers, private studio teachers/owners, or community arts advocates. Rowan dance students have the technical and academic foundation an advanced degree or public school teacher certification.

Recent dance alumni are completing or have completed graduate work at Temple University’s Program in Dance, Rhode Island University’s Program in Health and Exercise Science, and Drexel University’s Program in Dance Therapy. They are also successful studio owners, instructors in public schools and private musical theatre camps, arts writers for the Gloucester County Times and other print publications, and dancers with Radio City Music Hall Rockettes.