Dancing Through College & Beyond

Dancing Through College & Beyond (DTCB) is a one of a kind nationwide event, providing a much needed service to the dance industry and to high school students. DTCB offers talented young dancers the opportunity to connect, one-on-one, with renowned faculty and choreographers from colleges across the country, forming personal connections between the current generation of leading dance professionals and the next. This event helps students fully explore college dance opportunities and to assist them in navigating the college admissions process.

High School Students & Pre-professionals: Registration is now open for DTCB 2018! Click here for details and registration.

DTCB 2018 is open to all high school students and those eligible to apply for college, university, and professional programs. Auditions are only open to those eligible to apply for college, university and professional programs for Fall 2019 admission. Some DTCB events and activities are fee-based, please see registration page for details.

Colleges, Universities & Professional Institutions: Registration is now open for DTCB 2018! Click here for details and registration.

Tentative DTCB 2018 Schedule (subject to change)
Saturday, October 13th, 2018 Sunday, October 14th, 2018
11:00am - Student check-in begins* 9:00am - Student check-in begins*

11:30am-2:30pm - College Fair

10:00am - Student & Parent panels begin (run concurrently with auditions)
1:00-3:30pm - Peer-to-Peer Session 10:00-11:30am - Audition 1
4:00-5:15pm - Careers in Dance Panel 11:45am-1:15pm - Audition 2
5:30-6:30pm - Break 1:15-2:15pm - Break
6:30-7:30pm - Showcase Performance 2:30-4:00pm - Audition 3 and Movement Class for non-auditioning students (run concurrently)

Full details and information for students and parents here (updated 7/16/18).

Check-in Locations:
Saturday, October 13th: Hunter College, North Building - Entrance on south side of East 69th St. (btwn Park & Lexington Aves.). Address for Access-A-Ride/GPS is 111 East 69th Street. (the Consulate of Mali, which is directly across the street)
Sunday, October 14th: Hunter College, Thomas Hunter Hall - 930 Lexinton Ave. (btwn East 68th & East 69th Sts.) Note: This entrance is not wheelchair accessible. For wheelchair access, use the North Building entrance.

*Photo ID required for check in.

Contact: Jenny Boissiere, dancingthroughcollege@dancewave.org | 718.522.4696

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Past Participating Schools & Programs:

Adelphi University, AMDA, Boston Conservatory at Berklee, Broadway Dance Center, California Institute of the Arts - The Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance, Cornish College of the Arts, Dean College, DeSales University, Drexel University - Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, East Carolina University School of Theatre and Dance, George Mason University - School of Dance, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Hofstra University, Hope College, Hunter College, Marymount Manhattan College, Miami Dade College - New World School of the Arts, Middlebury College, Montclair State University, NYU Tisch Institute of the Performing Arts, Pace University - School of Performing Arts, Peabody Conservatory at Johns Hopkins, Peridance, Point Park University, Queensborough Community College - CUNY, Rider University - Westminster School of the Arts, Rutgers University - Mason Gross School of the Arts, Sacred Heart University, Slippery Rock University, Springfield College, Steps Conservatory Programs, SUNY Brockport, SUNY Purchase - The Conservatory of Dance at Purchase College, Temple University - Boyer College of Music and Dance, The Julliard School, The New School - Eugene Lang College, The Ohio State University, The University of Hartford - The Hartt School, The University of Michigan - School of Music, Theatre, & Dance, Towson University, University at Buffalo, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USC - Glorya Kaufman School of Dance, University of the Arts, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Virginia Commonwealth University, Wayne State University - Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre & Dance

DTCB 2017 was held on October 7-8 at 92 Y Harkness Dance Center and was the most successful yet, boasting over 400 registered attendees, 49 participating colleges and dance organizations, 32 auditioning colleges, and almost 20 schools offering scholarship awards to their respective dance programs.

DTCB 2016 was held on October 21-22 at 92 Y Harkness Dance Center, nearly 300 students registered, over 45 participating colleges and programs attended the college fair, 27 auditioning colleges, and 15 schools offering scholarship awards to their respective dance programs.

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.