As one of very few universities to offer a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance Performance, this program provides a rich and nourishing environment for the highest caliber of dancers in the nation. Consistently recognized as one of the top five classical dance programs in the country, you’ll receive conservatory-level instruction from a faculty of highly respected artists and teachers. With an emphasis on Classical Ballet, you’ll have numerous performance and choreographic opportunities while also receiving supportive coursework in Modern, Jazz, Pointe, Choreography, Teaching Analysis, and Music.
The Dance—Pedagogy major prepares students for a career as a private dance teacher. The curriculum has a balanced combination of courses in dance, education, and the liberal arts. Through Butler’s Department of Dance, you’ll receive conservatory-level instruction from a faculty of highly respected artists and teachers, each offering classes with an emphasis on strong technical development, detailed artistic mentoring, and professionally focused advising. With numerous performance and choreographic opportunities and a program consistently recognized as one of the top five classical dance programs in the nation, you will be prepared for a lifelong professional career in dance.