DANCING THROUGH COLLEGE

Dancewave's Dancing Through College & Beyond (DTCB) is unique, exciting, and FREE annual event for high school students to explore college dance programs nationwide and meet one on one with college dance educators, alumni, and students.



Dancing Through College & Beyond (DTCB) is a one of a kind nationwide event, serving over 300 high school students annually. 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.
 
DTCB 2017 INCLUDES:
  • One-on-one conversations with representatives of over 50 college dance departments
  • Networking with current college dance students and alumni
  • Movement classes for students taught by distinguished college dance faculty
  • Panel discussions on financial aid and careers in dance
  • Peer-to-peer panel discussions
  • In-person college auditions for admission and scholarships
  • Evening reception and performance

REGISTRATION

DTCB is free for students and registration is required for students, parents and teachers. Register here

Auditions are open to high school seniors. Students interested in auditioning should bring a headshot and resume with a current GPA for each school they are interested in. There is a $10 audition fee (payable during registration). Auditions are currently wait-list only. Interested student should complete the registration, bring materials and they will be notified on Saturday during the College Fair.


SCHEDULE

Saturday, October 7

2:30pm Student check-in opens
3:30-5:30pm College Fair, Peer-to-Peer sessions
5:30-8:30pm Evening reception and showcase performances (tickets available during registration, $20 each)

Sunday, October 8

12:30pm Student check-in opens
2:00-2:45pm Careers in Dance panel discussion
3:00-5:00pm Audition (Group 1) | Injury Prevention, Movement Workshop (Groups 2, 3)
5:15-7:15pm Audition (Group 2) | Injury Prevention, Movement Workshop (Groups 1, 3)


CONTACT DETAILS & LOCATION

Contact: Dancewave, dancingthroughcollege@dancewave.org | 718.522.4696

Location: 92Y Harkness Dance Center, 1395 Lexington Ave. (between 91st and 92st Sts.), New York, NY 10128


INFORMATION FOR PARTICIPATING COLLEGES

Colleges can register to participate in the college fair, audition panel and more. In addition, colleges can register to be considered for the Saturday evening Performance Showcase. Register here


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

Read more about DTCB 2016 here >>
Read about DTCB 2016 Scholarship Award Ceremony here >>


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


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2017 PARTICIPANTS
TO DATE

(in formation)

Adelphi University*
AMDA*
Boston Conservatory at Berklee
Broadway Dance Center*
California Institute of the Arts - The Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance
Cornish College*
Dance Magazine
Dean College*
DeSales University*
Drexel University*
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
Juilliard
Marymount Manhattan
Miami Dade College - New World School of the Arts*
Middlebury College
Montclair State University*
NYU Tisch Institute of the Performing Arts
Ohio State University
Pace University
Peabody Conservatory at Johns Hopkins*
Peridance Capezio Dance Center*
Point Park University*
Queensborough Community College - CUNY
Rider University
Rutgers University - Mason Gross School of the Arts*
Sacred Heart University
Slippery Rock University*
Springfield College
Steps on Broadway*
SUNY Brockport
SUNY Purchase
Temple University*
The Conservatory of Dance at Purchase College, SUNY*
The Hartt School, University of Hartford*
The New School - Eugene Lang College
Towson University*
University at Buffalo*
University of the Arts*
University of Massachusetts Amherst*
University of Michigan
University of Wisconsin, Madison*
USC-Glorya Kaufman School of Dance
Virginia Commonwealth University*
Wayne State University*

*Auditioning


2016 PARTICIPANTS

Adelphi University
AMDA
California Institute of the Arts
Cornish College of the Arts
Denison University
DeSales University
Drexel University
George Mason University
Hofstra University
Hope College
Kent State University
Marymount Manhattan College
Miami Dade College
Middlebury College
Montclair State University
NYU Tisch Institute of the Performing Arts
Pace University
Queensborough Community College
Rider University
Rutgers University
Sacred Heart University
Sarah Lawrence College
Slippery Rock University
Steps Conservatory Program
SUNY Brockport
SUNY Purchase
Temple University
The Ailey School
The Boston Conservatory at Berklee
The Julliard School
The New School
The Ohio State University
The University of Hartford
Towson University
University at Buffalo
University of Maryland
University of Massachusetts Amherst
University of Southern California
Wayne State University