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 1978, 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.
Get more details and buy tickets for the Fall 2017 Concert.
Towson University Dance Company (TUDC) is pleased to present a Special FREE School Matinee performance for students grades PreK-12 on November 17, 2017 from 11:00am-12:00pm.
TU Dance Company students perform a showcase of new and repertory works by guest choreographers and faculty members to illustrate our diverse, engaging, and intuitive creative environment.
Friday November 17, 2017 at 11:00am
Registration LINK for Free School matinee coming soon.
Company Audition for Fall 2017
Monday August 28, 9:00am - Noon.
Center for the Arts, Studio 1008
Dance majors and non-dance majors exhibiting proficient ballet and modern dance training are invited to participate. **Pointe technique is strongly encouraged for female students for Fall 2017 Company. **
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 423.001 – Ballet III
Mon-Thur 11:00-11:50am DANC 481.001 or DANC 481.002 or DANC 384 (You will be assigned one of these courses based on casting.)
DANC 423.001 will count for Ballet 1 or 2 if you are not at that level yet.
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. Auditions for Fall 2017 will be on August 28, 2017. Please see above for more details or contact the Department of Dance, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The company performs historical modern and ballet masterpieces. Modern masterpieces include works by Alvin Ailey, Bill T. Jones, Doris Humphrey, and Martha Graham. Ballet masterpieces comprise sections from Don Quixote, La Bayadere, Swan Lake and Giselle, among others.