The Dance Company's fall and spring performances showcases new works by Towson University faculty and renowned guest artists, such as Mark Taylor, Alonzo King, Larry Keigwin, Troy Powell, David Parsons, Mark Dendy and Gus Solomons.
The Towson University Dance Company, founded in 1972, produces quality theatrical dance concerts, educates diverse audiences, and provides professional-level performing experiences to its company members.
The Dance Company, an elective course, holds auditions twice a year. Company members include students in the professional-level BFA Dance Program as well as TU students in other programs who are exemplary dancers.
Towson University Dance Company serves the community through free biannual school
matinees, a performance/lecture demonstration for the Baltimore region preK-12 students,
and tailors its concerts to interested presenters.
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Dance Company Audition
- Company Audition for Spring 2020 - Monday, January 27, 2020
- Dance majors and non-dance majors exhibiting proficient ballet and modern dance training are invited to participate.
Dance Company – Structure and Time
Dance Company is a two-course combo as seen below. These two courses are taught back-to-back for a continuous technique and company experience:
Mon-Thur 9:00-10:50am DANC 428.001 – Modern III
Mon-Thur 11:00-11:50am DANC 481.001 or DANC 481.002 or DANC 383.002
(You will be assigned one of these courses based on casting.)
- If and when you are accepted into company you must enroll in two of the courses listed above as assigned. Special permissions will be entered after the audition.
Dance Company Auditions
Towson University Dance Company auditions take place each semester in the fall and spring. Dance majors and non-dance majors exhibiting proficient ballet and modern dance training are invited to participate. Please see above for more details or contact the Department of Dance, email@example.com.
A Diverse History of Works
The company performs historical modern and ballet masterpieces. Modern masterpieces include works by Jawola Willa Jo Zollar, Xiang Xu, Darrell Grand Moutrie, Ray Mercer, and Martha Graham. Ballet masterpieces comprise sections from Don Quixote, La Bayadere, Swan Lake and Giselle, among others.