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Dance

Make Movement Your Motivation

Dance is at once simple and complex. It is compelling and awe-inspiring. With the right tutelage and training, your body is capable of doing incredible feats. Let Broward College’s dance program nurture your passion for dance with our associate’s degree program or community classes.

NEW course
We will be launching a new Gen Ed. course in dance called DAN2100 - Dance Appreciation. It will count for the dance degree student as well as for an Area 2 Humanities Gen Ed. requirement.  All students at Broward College are encouraged to take this class!

VPA Website!
For more complete information about all of the Visual & Performing Arts Department's curricular and performance offerings, please click on the following link. http://www.browardvpa.com

 

Dance Curriculum

​Courses are designed to expand individual knowledge, creativity, academic and artistic abilities while nurturing your career goals. Courses include:

  • Jazz
  • Ballet
  • Pointe
  • Modern Dance
  • Music for Dance
  • Dance Composition
  • Dance Appreciation

Our curriculum is designed to encourage academic and artistic excellence, while promoting dance as a vehicle of artistic expression that is important to our culture and society.


View full Dance associate’s degree program.
Browse Dance classes.

Click the link below for the department curriculum maps. 

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Faculty

Daniela Wancier
Assistant Professor of Dance
dwancier@broward.edu

 

Degrees & Institutions Attended
MFA, the Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

CLMA, Integrated Movement Studies, Salt Lake City, UT

Dance Experience
Faculty member:

  • Nova Southeastern University, Davie, FL
  • Snow College, Ephraim, UT 
  • the Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Jenny Larsson - MFA, University of Wisconsin

Niurca Marquez - MA, Florida International University

Crystal Patient - MFA, Arizona State University

Erin St. John - MFA, York University

Sabrina Talamo - MFA, Sarah Lawrence College

Toranika Washington - MA, Nova Southeastern University

Accreditation
Broward College is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (SACS-COC) to award associate’s degrees in Dance.
Performance & Production Opportunities
The Broward College Dance Ensemble is assembled every semester and provides students with the opportunity to audition for bi-annual dance concerts held in Bailey Concert Hall. The Broward College Dance Ensemble performs original dance works choreographed by guest choreographers, Broward College dance faculty and student choreographers. Students experience the intellectual and creative process of dance production, costume design and lighting design while honing technical skills needed to perform.
Community Dance Classes
Members of the community are welcome to join our dance classes. If you’ve always wanted to learn modern dance, ballet or jazz dance, enroll in a beginner class today.

Browse dance classes.
For Alumni

​Dance alumni are a great resource to current Broward College dance students. Keep in touch with the program that helped launch your career as a performer or dance instructor—contact the faculty to find out how you can contribute to the dance program.

If you haven’t already joined the Alumni & Friends Association, do so today. You can donate to Broward College, participate in networking events and receive exclusive member perks.

Contact Us

Daniela Wancier
Central Campus
Building 4, Room 182
954-201-6864
dwancier@broward.edu

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