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 Joan Phelps Palladino School of Dance at Dean College provides rigorous, well-rounded technical training within a purposeful liberal arts curriculum. Ideal for those pursuing performance, teaching, choreography, studio management and other allied fields, the bachelor’s degree program in dance is an ideal blend of the academic study and training needed to prepare students for success on and off-stage. In addition, we offer a B.F.A degree in dance, which focuses on performance and choreography, starting in Fall 2018.

  • 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 associate and bachelor’s degrees in dance. In addition, we offer a B.F.A. in dance, which focuses on performance and choreography. Our 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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    Dean Summer Arts Institute

    Dean Summer Arts Institute

    The New England Summer Dance Intensive is now part of the Dean Summer Arts Institute which is held annually at Dean College. The Dean Summer Arts Institute prepares students for the college application and audition process and teaches them how to be successful in a college dance or musical theatre program.

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    DanceAbroad

    DanceAbroad

    Dean College and DanceAbroad Argentina are excited to announce a unique collaboration that blends intensive language immersion and concentrated studies in dance in the vibrant capital of Argentina, Buenos Aires.
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  • Dance Experiences

  • 2018-19 Performances

    • Art Mosaic Oct. 19th-20th
    • Scapino! Oct. 25th-28th
    • Footloose Nov. 14th-18th
    • New Dancers Showcase Dec. 7th-8th
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