The CCSU Dance Program has four tracks:
•New! Bachelor of Science in Dance Education
The dance program at CCSU is designed to nurture artists who teach. WIth the new BS Dance Education, students will prepare for certification to teach dance in the public school system. Under the supervision and mentorship of our extraordianry and diverse faculty, students will experience the cannon of American modern dance, learning to understand and respect the lineage while embracing the future of contemporary forms. 120 Credits
- Curriculum for Dance Education for Teacher Certification
•Cross-Endorsement in Dance Teacher Certification
For students working towards teacher certification in Elementary Education, Physical Education, or Music Education, the cross-endorsement in dance allows for a second teaching certification by taking additional courses from the dance curriculum. 30 Credits.
• Dance Minor
The Dance Minor allows students new to dance or those who have danced all their lives to continue pursuing their love for dance while working towards majors in other fields. From ballet to hip hop and from jazz to West Indian, students will practice tachnique, study dance history, and learn how to create their own choreography. 18 Credits.
Dance Program Director/Adviser: Catherine J. Fellows, Professor, CCSU
Adjunct Dance Faculty: Jennifer Harrison Newman
Ballet, Modern, Choreography; Stephen D. Hankey, Contemporary Dance; Susan Matheke,
Dance History, Dance Methods.
Guest Artists: E. Clayton Cornelius, Jennifer Muller, Aubrey Lynch, Alley Jenkins.
Central Connecticut State University
CCSU Dance Education Program
1615 Stanley Street
New Britain, CT 06050
Dance Program Office (860) 832 2167