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Make Movement Your Motivation!

Dance is at once simple and complex. It is compelling and awe-inspiring. With the right tutelage and training, your body is capable of doing incredible feats. Let Broward College’s dance program nurture your passion for dance!

All students at Broward College are welcome to join our dance classes. If you are a non-degree seeking student who has always wanted to learn modern dance, ballet or jazz dance, enroll in a beginner class today!


NEW Course
We have launched a new Gen Ed. course in dance called DAN2100 - Dance Appreciation. It will count for the dance degree student as well as for an Area 2 Humanities Gen Ed. requirement.  All students at Broward College are encouraged to take this class!
DAA 2930 - Special Topics in Dance is the latest addition to our curriculum. The focus of this course changes with every semester so that students can explore a wide variety of dance forms that include but are not limited to: Flamenco, Afro-Caribbean, Graham Technique and Laban/Bartenieff Movement Analysis.


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For more complete information about all of the Visual & Performing Arts Department's curricular and performance offerings, please click on the following link. http://www.browardvpa.com

Dance Curriculum
​Courses are designed to expand individual knowledge and creativity while honing your career goals. Courses include: 
  • Jazz
  • Ballet
  • Pointe
  • Modern Dance
  • Music for Dance
  • Dance Composition
  • Dance Appreciation
  • Special Topics in Dance
Our curriculum is designed to encourage academic and artistic excellence, while promoting dance as a vehicle of artistic expression that is important to our culture and society.


Faculty
Broward College has dedicated and knowledgeable professors who care deeply about dance and the success of their students. Their role as educators is their primary concern, but their commitment to their art also teaches by example.

Out professors are all Masters of Fine Art (M.F.A.) from some of the finest schools in the country as well as practicing performers and choreographers in their own right. The Department of Dance has one full-time faculty and a team of adjuncts on Central Campus to serve the needs of our students.​


Daniela Wancier
Assistant Professor of Dance

Degrees & Institutions Attended 
MFA, the Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
CLMA, Integrated Movement Studies, Salt Lake City, UT
MPA, Columbia College, Chicago, IL



Jenny Larsson - MFA, University of Wisconsin

Niurca Marquez - MA, Florida International University

Crystal Patient - MFA, Arizona State University

Erin St. John - MFA, York University

Sabrina Talamo - MFA, Sarah Lawrence College

Damaris Ferrer - MFA, Jacksonville University

Accreditation

Broward College is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (SACS-COC) to award associate’s degrees in Dance.

Performance & Production Opportunities
The Broward College Dance Ensemble is assembled every semester and provides students with the opportunity to audition for bi-annual dance concerts held in Bailey Concert Hall. The Broward College Dance Ensemble performs original dance works choreographed by guest choreographers, Broward College dance faculty and student choreographers. Students experience the intellectual and creative process of dance production, costume design and lighting design while honing technical skills needed to perform.

For Alumni
Dance alumni are a great resource to current Broward College dance students. Keep in touch with the program that helped launch your career as a performer or dance instructor. Contact the faculty to find out how you can contribute to the dance program and to our student-focused scholarship fund, called the Talamo-Mosquera Dance Scholarship Fund.

If you haven’t already joined the Alumni & Friends Association, do so today. You can donate to Broward College, participate in networking events and receive exclusive member perks.

Contact Us
Katrina Cosme
Visual & Performing Arts Executive Assistant
Central Campus
Building 4, Room 131
954-201-6840


Daniela Wancier
Dance Program Manager
Central Campus
Building 4, Room 182
954-201-6864

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