Dance Minor

For information, contact Lewis Magruder at magrudwl@MiamiOH.edu or the Department of Theatre, 119 Center for the Performing Arts, 513-529-3053.

The Dance Minor is offered through the Department of Theatre. The minor offers students the opportunity to pursue the specialized skills necessary for dance performance. Students will complete courses in dance technique, performance, dance history, and production/design and integrate learning through involvement with dance concerts and/or musical theatre productions. The minor is intended to provide curriculum and instruction in the area of dance as well as enhance current musical theatre and theatre curricula and programming.

Program Requirements

(18-19 credit hours)

Required courses
KNH/THE 110ABeginning Ballet 12
KNH/THE 110GModern Dance 12
KNH 244Functional Anatomy3
KNH 244LFunctional Anatomy Laboratory1
THE 351Dance History3
THE 261Intermediate Ballet2
or THE 262 Intermediate Modern Dance
Electives
Select 5-6 hours of the following:5-6
Introduction to Arts Management
Dance for the Musical Stage
Acting for the Non-Major: Text and Performance
Dance Theatre Practicum (maximum 2)
Lighting Design
Total Credit Hours18-19