Palladino School of Dance

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    Dean College’s world-renowned Palladino School of Dance prepares graduates to succeed in dance, teaching, choreography, management and more. Learn More »
    Dean College’s world-renowned Palladino School of Dance prepares graduates to succeed in dance, teaching, choreography, management and more. Learn More »
    Dean College’s world-renowned Palladino School of Dance prepares graduates to succeed in dance, teaching, choreography, management and more. Learn More »
    Dean College’s world-renowned Palladino School of Dance prepares graduates to succeed in dance, teaching, choreography, management and more. Learn More »
    Dean College's world-renowned Palladino School of Dance prepares graduates to succeed in dance, teaching, choreography, management and more. Learn More »
    Dean College's world-renowned Palladino School of Dance prepares graduates to succeed in dance, teaching, choreography, management and more. Learn More »
  • A World-Renowned Program

    The Palladino School of Dance is widely recognized as one of the top private colleges in Massachusetts and beyond for dance. As one of the few programs in the nation to offer intensive training in ballet, jazz, modern, hip hop and tap, the Palladino School of Dance at Dean College will prepare you for a career in performing, teaching, choreography, studio management, dance therapy, arts management and beyond.

  • Palladino School of Dance Expectations and Information

    Palladino School of Dance Expectations and Information

    Students study at least three genres each semester and learn both traditional and contemporary techniques. Beyond the classroom, students find plenty of opportunities to perform, choreograph, tour, intern and take master classes.
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    Palladino School of Dance Majors and Courses

    Palladino School of Dance Majors and Courses

    Dean offers both Bachelor of Arts and an Associate in Arts in dance degrees. Both programs combine conservatory-level training and personalized attention with a solid foundation in the liberal arts.
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    Palladino School of Dance Faculty & Staff

    Palladino School of Dance Faculty & Staff

    Our faculty members are professional dancers, directors, choreographers and more—but their top concern is helping you succeed. You’ll also work with guest artists from every corner of the professional dance world.
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    Bill Evans Intensive and Conference

    Bill Evans Intensive and Conference

    A top dancer in the nation, Bill Evans will be hosting a dance intensive and conference for teachers and other dance professionals in the summer of 2015.
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    2015 New England Summer Dance Intensive

    2015 New England Summer Dance Intensive

    The New England Dance Intensive is held annually at Dean College and will prepare students for the college application and audition process, and teach them how to be successful in a college dance program.
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  • Dance Experiences

  • With more than 50 years as a proven leader in dance education, the School of Dance has mastered the art and business of turning dreams into successes. Our school can take you far because it is rigorous, prestigious, and vibrant-- as well as uniquely supportive.

    Julianne O'Brien Pedersen

    Dean, Palladino School of Dance