What’s an “Intensive” Bachelor of Arts in Dance? Ask James Madison University’s Matt Pardo

What’s an “Intensive” Bachelor of Arts in Dance? Ask James Madison University’s Matt Pardo

by Riley Sheier, Dance into College Contributor James Madison University’s “Intensive BA” in Dance combines the flexibility of a traditional Bachelor of Arts in Dance with a BFA program’s technique and performance opportunities. Dance into College’s Kathy...

How to Watch the UDA National College Dance Team Championship

Hundreds of college dancers will compete at the UDA National College Dance Team Championship in Orlando from January 13-15, 2023. Who will win? There are always those perennial favorites, but it’s great when a new team takes the top spot. Viewing the UDA...
8 Summer Tips for Dancers Preparing for College Applications

8 Summer Tips for Dancers Preparing for College Applications

It may be tempting to postpone working on your college applications until the fall, but this could be a big mistake. Dancers applying to audition-based programs can expect to spend at least double the amount of time on their college applications as a traditional...
Dance into College’s Anna Miller Dazzles the Judges on So You Think You Can Dance!

Dance into College’s Anna Miller Dazzles the Judges on So You Think You Can Dance!

At Dance into College, we work with so many talented students and love to celebrate their successes even after they’ve made their way to college or a professional career. What is unusual is when a student’s accomplishment reaches a live national audience!...

A Dancer’s Perspective: The University of South Carolina Dance Program

If you are looking for a quality dance program in the south, the University of South Carolina (USC of the east coast) is worth a look. USC is a comprehensive, large public university located on a 265-acre campus in Columbia, South Carolina (pop 134,000) in the...

Evelyn’s First Semester as a Dance Major at Ohio State University

n this Part 3 of 3 videos, Evelyn describes her experience during her first semester at Ohio State University. She discusses her dance courses, dance facilities, double majoring, etc. Evelyn is double majoring in Dance and Arts Management. Didn’t catch our prior...
Creating the College List for Dancers and The College Application Process

Creating the College List for Dancers and The College Application Process

In this Part 2 of 3 videos, Evelyn and Terri Couch of Kernersville, NC will discuss the process of creating a college list, applying to dance programs, and the three types of dance auditions that she participated in. Evelyn is now a first-year student at Ohio State...

Video: Interview – College and Dance Applications – Evelyn

In this video, Evelyn and Terri Couch of Kernersville, NC will share their experience working with Dance into College during Evelyn’s junior and senior years of high school. Evelyn is now a first-year student at Ohio State University majoring in Dance and Arts...
How To Get More Value Out of Your Dance Degree

How To Get More Value Out of Your Dance Degree

Many families struggle with the idea of a student pursuing a college degree in dance. For some, it seems like a lot of money for a degree that may have limited use outside of the dance industry. But what if you can actually enhance that dance degree with a double...
Current and Former College Dance Majors Can Share College Experiences with Prospective Students

Current and Former College Dance Majors Can Share College Experiences with Prospective Students

Calling all current and former college dance majors! Dance into College is conducting a study of students that enrolled in a 4-year college or university as a dance major to elicit their program impressions and experiences in college. Please help us by completing a...