Palladino School of Dance | What to Expect

  • Offering the Premiere Dance Program in All of New England 

    Dance What to ExpectAs a dance student here, you can expect rigorous training in ballet, modern, jazz and tap techniques, a broad academic foundation, and a wealth of opportunities beyond the classroom.

    Students pursuing either the associate or bachelor's degree can take part in at least four dance concerts a year, along with two musicals and four dance clubs. Students also have the opportunity to participate in on-campus mock auditions with talent agencies, travel to New York City as part of their senior seminar class, and enjoy a number of master classes with guests such as Madia Cooper, Jay T. Jenkins, William Evans, Zach Lattimore, Al Blackstone, Theresa Howard, and many more.

    Internships are an important part of the dance program, too. You'll gain insights into the professional world of dance by working with organizations such as the Boston Ballet, Jacobs Pillow Dance Festival, or Steps on Broadway.

    Our rich combination of experience and academic excellence will prepare you for a dynamic career. Dean graduates are dancing with internationally known companies, teaching, running their own studios, and a lot more.

    With 50 years as a leader in college dance education, we know that our holistic, rigorous and personalized approach to your training and education works. As proof, Dean was recently selected by the American College Dance Festival in 2012 as one of only 30 schools nationwide representing the best of college dance and were invited to perform at the prestigious Kennedy Center.

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