At A Glance
Dance motivates and inspires a broad range of students at Carthage, from those majoring in music theatre, to those studying subjects like chemistry or political science. The Carthage Dance Program embraces this robust sphere of interests and welcomes aspiring dancers looking for a chance to contribute their unique talents to a thriving dance program.
Carthage offers a minor in dance for students who want to pursue dance in addition to their major area of study. The dance minor consists of 24 credits in technique, foundations, and complementary courses for students with varying levels of experience.
The Dance Minor
Dancers take courses in ballet, jazz, modern dance, tap, ballroom, and Pilates, as well as composition, history of dance, improvisation, and repertory. Courses are offered by the Carthage Theatre Department. The program also includes special topics courses that enhance learning experiences through specific emphasis and examination.
- <div class="lw_widget lw_widget_type_blockquote"><blockquote class="blockquote"><div class="blockquote__image"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/47/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,300,300/645_19049_miranda_powkowski.rev.1638389808.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/47/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,300,300/645_19049_miranda_powkowski.rev.1638389808.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/47/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,300,300/645_19049_miranda_powkowski.rev.1638389808.jpg" alt="" width="183" height="183" data-max-w="300" data-max-h="300" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </div><div class="blockquote__content"><div class="blockquote__quote"><svg aria-hidden="true" class="icon icon-round-left-quote" width="48" height="33"><use xlink:href="#icon-round-left-quote"/></svg><p> “<a href="https://carthage-2021.livewhale.net/live/profiles/868-stacy-pottinger">Professor Stacy Pottinger</a> gave me the opportunity to choreograph for the student-run spring dance show. I worked with an amazing group of dancers and was able to watch them grow as artists.”</p></div><footer class="blockquote__footer"><span class="blockquote__author"><a href="/live/profiles/324-">Miranda Paikowski</a> ’20</span></footer></div></blockquote></div>