Research Areas

Our wide-ranging areas of research and study create an environment in which students create, perform, analyze and investigate dance from experiential, historical, philosophical and scientific perspectives.

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Intensive performance training to inspire and prepare the next generation of dance professionals




Integrating dance with digital media, motion capture, telematics and interactive technology.

Dance Medicine and Science

Applying the science of human kinesiology to dance theory and practice Dance

History and Theory

Historical contexts, major works, artists, events, trends and dance evolution

Critical Issues in Dance

Exploring the power of dance through writing and arguing for points of view. Other areas of research and study include: Choreography & Composition, Music for Dancers, Notation & Reconstruction, Pedagogy & Teaching of Dance


Pictured at top: Chad Hall, Dance Visions 2017. Photo by Rose Eichenbaum.

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