Undergraduate dance minors complete 10 credit hours of dance technique courses (as determined by dance faculty after screening) and nine additional hours on dance history, production and related topics.
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Our Dance Department
PBA dance program offers classes and master classes appropriately sized to enhance individual instruction. Students have opportunities to work with local and global professional dance companies and perform in NYC, South Korea, France, and Canada. Dance students collaborate with other majors from numerous studies: music, visual arts, theatre, and more. Selected students have presented their dance research at Florida Dance Education Organization Conference (FDEO) and many PBA dance students are members of National Honor Society of Dance Arts (NHSDA).
PBA dance department is proud to have an internationally renowned faculty whose foundation is not only diverse, but also rooted in Biblical truth. Eileen Hebron, former American Ballet Theatre (ABT) company member and ABT certified, was hand-picked by Mikhail Baryshnikov during her study at School of American Ballet. Stella Almblade, certified in Horton Pedagogy, Limon Dance Technique, and Graham Technique, performed with Alvin Aliey American Dance Theatre, and Ad deum Dance Company. Jin Lee Hanley, former principal dancer with Park Premier Ballet in South Korea, is a second-generation Master of Joseph Pilates, certified by Lolita San Miguel. Amy Hamel, PBA alumni and current adjunct, danced on Broadway in Cats.
PBA and the dance department have extensive relationships with many professional organizations. The most recent internship opportunities include:
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Dance minors will be screened by dance faculty and placed in the appropriate class level. No audition is required. It is required that students transferring from another institution satisfy at least six (6) credits in dance technique courses (two (2) in ballet, two (2) in modern, and two (2) electives) and six (6) credits in non-technique dance courses at PBA.