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 dance program’s associate degree in dance prepares students for transition into Dean College’s bachelor’s degree program in dance or into another four-year program. The bachelor’s degree in dance program is an ideal blend of the academic study and training needed to prepare students for success on and off-stage. 

  • 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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    2017 New England Summer Dance Intensive

    2017 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

  • 2016-17 Performances

    • The East Oct. 12th-16th
    • Art Mosaic Oct. 21st-22nd
    • Into the Woods Nov. 16th-20th
    • New Dancers Showcase Dec. 9th-10th
    • Senior Showcase Jan. 27th-28th
    • Choreographers Concert Feb. 10th-11th
    • A Midsummer Night's Dream Feb. 22nd-26th
    • American Idiot March 29th- Apr. 2nd
    • Five Women Wearing the Same Dress Apr. 20th-23rd
    • Dance Company: Waves Apr. 20th-29th
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