Dance Studies

Folsom Lake College Dance

The dance studies curriculum at Folsom Lake College offers students the opportunity to develop a breadth of multi-disciplinary dance abilities and knowledge. This curriculum provides students with an exploration of world dance history, pedagogy, injury prevention, and technical skills in classical and contemporary styles including, but not limited to, ballet, jazz, modern, contemporary, hip-hop, and ethnic/folk forms. Career options such as performing, choreography, dance studio business ownership, dance movement therapy, and non-profit arts management will enhance students’ appreciation of dance as a global industry, as well as a cross-culturally meaningful expressive form. Comprehensive, academically rigorous classes will sharpen their leadership and critical thinking skills, preparing students for success in dance either at a university or in the workplace.

Career Options

Choreography
Dance Movement Therapy
Dance Studio Business Ownership
Non-Profit Arts Management
Pedagogy
Performing
Teacher Training
Teaching

Highlights

  • Folsom Lake College’s Main Folsom campus features a lofty spacious dance studio with sprung hardwood flooring, natural light, floor to ceiling mirrors, state-of-the-art sound system, and a costume storage facility.
  • Each semester, the instructional classes have the opportunity to perform in the semester- end showcase “Evening of Dance” at the Harris Center for the Arts, featuring FLC’s resident dance company, MOSAIC.