Mills College Keeps Its Dance Major

The Mills Repertory Dance Company Mills College’s dance major is here to stay. In October, the dance department received the shocking news that its administration planned to phase out the dance major. After a month and a half of intense campaigning by the faculty,...

Oldest College Dance Program in the U.S. in Jeopardy

The 2015 dance majors gather onstage for a curtain call after their senior concert. On Monday, October 19, the Mills College Dance Department in Oakland, CA received the unexpected news that administration plans to phase out the undergraduate dance major. As part of a...

Forging Ahead

A professional dancer brings West Virginia its very first dance major. Yoav Kaddar is practically a one-man department machine.As director of the dance program at West Virginia University, with only one other recently hired faculty member to share the load, his day...

The Great Debate

When a parent says “no” to dance in college Former New World dean Daniel Lewis has consulted many families on college dance options. When Robert Battle was a high school student at New World School of the Arts in Miami, his mother was concerned about the lack of...

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