Departmental Advisors
Freshman
Molly Heller
MCD 203
Sophomore/Transfer
Satu Hummasti
MCD 205
Junior
Satu Hummasti
MCD 205
Senior
Sharee Lane
MCD 215
Graduate
E. Handman
MCD 217
Program Head
Stephen Koester
MCD 115
Departmental Notes

All classes are for dance majors only unless otherwise specified (for non majors) or with permission from the instructor.

For course descriptions and pre-requisite information click on the subject column next to the appropriate catalog number.

THIS SCHOOL ENFORCES UNDERGRADUATE PREREQUISITES. Please note that the registration system may not factor in transfer work when determining if prerequisites have been met. If you are unable to register for a course and think you have met the prerequisite(s), please contact an advisor from this school to inquire about obtaining a permission code. You may be administratively dropped from a course if the prerequisite has not been met.

DANC 103 - 001 Non Maj-Adv Mod Dance

DANC 103 - 001 Non Maj-Adv Mod Dance

  • Class Number: 12081
  • Instructor: BIGELOW, C. C.
  • Component: Activity
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 0.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $399.00
  • Seats Available: 5

DANC 121 - 001 Contact Improvisation

DANC 121 - 001 Contact Improvisation

  • Class Number: 12100
  • Instructor: BIGELOW, C. C.
  • Instructor: LOPEZ, B. N.
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 0.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $285.00
  • Seats Available: 5

DANC 123 - 001 Non Major Dance Composition

DANC 123 - 001 Non Major Dance Composition

  • Class Number: 9695
  • Instructor: WOODS, N. C.
  • Component: Activity
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 0.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $399.00
  • Seats Available: 5

DANC 175 - 001 Dance-Creative Process

DANC 175 - 001 Dance-Creative Process

  • Class Number: 9696
  • Instructor: DAVIS, S. B.
  • Instructor: LOPEZ, B. N.
  • Component: Activity
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 0.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $399.00
  • Seats Available: 4

DANC 1013 - 001 History of Hip-Hop


This class requires Instructor Permission in order to register.

DANC 1013 - 001 History of Hip-Hop


This class requires Instructor Permission in order to register.

This class will also use room 210. This class meets the week prior to the beginning of Spring semester. January 3 - 7 from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (there will be a lunch break). Students are required to attend each class session. In addition to time spent in the classroom, students will also be required to complete additional online lectures, assignments, or exams. Reading and/or assignments may be due prior to the first day of class, please check with instructor or refer to the class syllabus. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php. If the class is full please call 801-585-9963 to be added to the waitlist.

This class will also use room 210. This class meets the week prior to the beginning of Spring semester. January 3 - 7 from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (there will be a lunch break). Students are required to attend each class session. In addition to time spent in the classroom, students will also be required to complete additional online lectures, assignments, or exams. Reading and/or assignments may be due prior to the first day of class, please check with instructor or refer to the class syllabus. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php. If the class is full please call 801-585-9963 to be added to the waitlist.

DANC 1015 - 001 Dance Appreciation

DANC 1015 - 001 Dance Appreciation

DANC 1015 - 090 Dance Appreciation


This is an online course, which does not meet in-class. For additional information, please visit http://uonline.utah.edu or call (801) 585-5959.

DANC 1015 - 090 Dance Appreciation


This is an online course, which does not meet in-class. For additional information, please visit http://uonline.utah.edu or call (801) 585-5959.

DANC 1021 - 001 Contact Improvisation

DANC 1021 - 001 Contact Improvisation

  • Class Number: 12073
  • Instructor: BIGELOW, C. C.
  • Instructor: LOPEZ, B. N.
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 30

DANC 1023 - 001 Non Maj-Dance Compositn

DANC 1023 - 001 Non Maj-Dance Compositn

  • Class Number: 4807
  • Instructor: WOODS, N. C. - View Feedback
  • Component: Activity
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 24

DANC 1023 - 002 Non Maj-Dance Compositn

DANC 1023 - 002 Non Maj-Dance Compositn

  • Class Number: 13181
  • Instructor: GOTTER-FULTON, N. E.
  • Component: Activity
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 26

DANC 1030 - 001 Non Maj-Adv Mod Dance

DANC 1030 - 001 Non Maj-Adv Mod Dance

  • Class Number: 12080
  • Instructor: BIGELOW, C. C. - View Feedback
  • Component: Activity
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $50.00
  • Seats Available: 8

DANC 1075 - 001 Dance-Creative Process


Non-Majors

DANC 1075 - 001 Dance-Creative Process


Non-Majors

DANC 1111 - 001 Mvmt Fundamentals

DANC 1111 - 001 Mvmt Fundamentals

DANC 1320 - 001 Technique

DANC 1320 - 001 Technique

DANC 1340 - 001 Beg Ballet Technique II

DANC 1340 - 001 Beg Ballet Technique II

DANC 1420 - 001 Modern Workshop I

DANC 1420 - 001 Modern Workshop I

DANC 1640 - 001 Elements Of Music

DANC 1640 - 001 Elements Of Music

DANC 1720 - 001 Intro to Dance Tech

DANC 1720 - 001 Intro to Dance Tech

DANC 2320 - 001 Dance Technique

DANC 2320 - 001 Dance Technique

DANC 2321 - 001 Ballet Technique II

DANC 2321 - 001 Ballet Technique II

DANC 2420 - 001 Interm Choreo/Improv

DANC 2420 - 001 Interm Choreo/Improv

DANC 2610 - 001 West African Dance

DANC 2610 - 001 West African Dance

  • Class Number: 12079
  • Instructor: BANCHERO, R. E. - View Feedback
  • Component: Studio
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $60.00
  • Seats Available: 9

DANC 3260 - 001 Dance Production II

DANC 3260 - 001 Dance Production II

DANC 3320 - 001 Dance Technique

DANC 3320 - 001 Dance Technique

DANC 3321 - 001 Ballet Technique III

DANC 3321 - 001 Ballet Technique III

DANC 3610 - 001 Workshop III

DANC 3610 - 001 Workshop III

DANC 3951 - 001 Independent Study

DANC 3951 - 001 Independent Study

  • Class Number: 4852
  • Instructor: KOESTER, S. J.
  • Component: Independent Study
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 10

DANC 3951 - 003 Independent Study

DANC 3951 - 003 Independent Study

  • Class Number: 4858
  • Instructor: HANDMAN, E. M.
  • Component: Independent Study
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 10

DANC 3951 - 004 Independent Study

DANC 3951 - 004 Independent Study

  • Class Number: 4859
  • Instructor: CLAUDIO, J. C.
  • Component: Independent Study
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 10

DANC 3951 - 005 Independent Study

DANC 3951 - 005 Independent Study

  • Class Number: 4860
  • Instructor: HANDMAN, P. G.
  • Component: Independent Study
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 10

DANC 3951 - 006 Independent Study

DANC 3951 - 006 Independent Study

  • Class Number: 4861
  • Instructor: SCHNEIDER, B. L.
  • Component: Independent Study
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 9

DANC 3951 - 007 Independent Study

DANC 3951 - 007 Independent Study

  • Class Number: 4862
  • Instructor: HUMMASTI, S.
  • Component: Independent Study
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 9

DANC 3951 - 008 Independent Study

DANC 3951 - 008 Independent Study

  • Class Number: 4863
  • Instructor: VANIER, L. M.
  • Component: Independent Study
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 10

DANC 3951 - 009 Independent Study

DANC 3951 - 009 Independent Study

  • Class Number: 4864
  • Instructor: LANE, S.
  • Component: Independent Study
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 10

DANC 3961 - 001 Dance and Drag

DANC 3961 - 001 Dance and Drag

  • Class Number: 17270
  • Instructor: DAVIS, S. B.
  • Component: Special Topics
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 10

DANC 3961 - 002 Advanced Sound Design


This course will focus on advanced sound design techniques using effects, aggressive sample manipulation, audio to MIDI and other tools within Ableton Live.

DANC 3961 - 002 Advanced Sound Design

  • Class Number: 15372
  • Instructor: WALL, M. T. - View Feedback
  • Component: Special Topics
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 19

This course will focus on advanced sound design techniques using effects, aggressive sample manipulation, audio to MIDI and other tools within Ableton Live.

DANC 4320 - 001 Dance Technique

DANC 4320 - 001 Dance Technique

DANC 4321 - 001 Ballet Technique IV

DANC 4321 - 001 Ballet Technique IV

DANC 4388 - 001 Dance Performance

DANC 4388 - 001 Dance Performance

DANC 4461 - 001 Senior Capstone II

DANC 4461 - 001 Senior Capstone II

  • Class Number: 4866
  • Instructor: CLIFTON, J. D. - View Feedback
  • Component: Seminar
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $20.00
  • Seats Available: 8

DANC 4511 - 001 Dance Kines II

DANC 4511 - 001 Dance Kines II

  • Class Number: 4824
  • Instructor: HANDMAN, P. G. - View Feedback
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $30.00
  • Seats Available: 0

DANC 4711 - 001 Dance History

DANC 4711 - 001 Dance History

DANC 4851 - 001 Modern Dance Tchg Meth

DANC 4851 - 001 Modern Dance Tchg Meth

DANC 4875 - 001 Contemporary Views


To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

DANC 4875 - 001 Contemporary Views

  • Class Number: 4868
  • Instructor: HANDMAN, E. M. - View Feedback
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.5
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 7

To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

DANC 4880 - 001 Senior Internships


To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

DANC 4880 - 001 Senior Internships

  • Class Number: 12076
  • Instructor: HELLER, M. A. - View Feedback
  • Component: Practicum
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.5
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 8

To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

DANC 4999 - 001 Hon Thesis/Project

DANC 4999 - 001 Hon Thesis/Project

  • Class Number: 4870
  • Instructor: KOESTER, S. J.
  • Component: Honors Thesis Project
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 10

DANC 6120 - 001 Grad Dance Technique

DANC 6120 - 001 Grad Dance Technique

  • Class Number: 4816
  • Instructor: HANDMAN, P. G.
  • Instructor: HELLER, M. A.
  • Component: Activity
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $90.00
  • Seats Available: 20

DANC 6121 - 001 Ballet Technique II

DANC 6121 - 001 Ballet Technique II

  • Class Number: 12075
  • Instructor: LANE, S.
  • Instructor: RYAN, R. E.
  • Component: Activity
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $65.00
  • Seats Available: 27

DANC 6140 - 001 Grad Dance Technique

DANC 6140 - 001 Grad Dance Technique

  • Class Number: 4818
  • Instructor: CLIFTON, J. D. - View Feedback
  • Instructor: HANDMAN, E. M.
  • Component: Activity
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $90.00
  • Seats Available: 14

DANC 6141 - 001 Ballet Technique III

DANC 6141 - 001 Ballet Technique III

DANC 6160 - 001 Grad Dance Technique

DANC 6160 - 001 Grad Dance Technique

  • Class Number: 4822
  • Instructor: HELLER, M. A.
  • Instructor: HUMMASTI, S. - View Feedback
  • Component: Activity
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $90.00
  • Seats Available: 5

DANC 6161 - 001 Ballet Technique IV

DANC 6161 - 001 Ballet Technique IV

  • Class Number: 12072
  • Instructor: LANE, S.
  • Instructor: SCHERMAN MCCAMBRIDGE, K. E.
  • Component: Activity
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $65.00
  • Seats Available: 15

DANC 6220 - 001 Grad Dance Workshop II

DANC 6220 - 001 Grad Dance Workshop II

  • Class Number: 4872
  • Instructor: HANDMAN, E. M.
  • Instructor: WALL, M. T.
  • Component: Workshop
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $25.00
  • Seats Available: 15

DANC 6330 - 001 GS-Dancing Bodies

DANC 6330 - 001 GS-Dancing Bodies

DANC 6360 - 001 Graduate Dance History

DANC 6360 - 001 Graduate Dance History

  • Class Number: 4828
  • Instructor: GOTTER-FULTON, N. E.
  • Instructor: HUMMASTI, S.
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $20.00
  • Seats Available: 4

DANC 6510 - 001 Grad Teaching Methods

DANC 6510 - 001 Grad Teaching Methods

  • Class Number: 4873
  • Instructor: BLAYLOCK, N. A.
  • Instructor: KOESTER, S. J.
  • Component: Seminar
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 15

DANC 6520 - 001 Adv Principles Teaching

DANC 6520 - 001 Adv Principles Teaching

DANC 6620 - 001 Grad Dance Kines II

DANC 6620 - 001 Grad Dance Kines II

  • Class Number: 4825
  • Instructor: HANDMAN, P. G.
  • Component: Practicum
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $30.00
  • Seats Available: 11

DANC 6640 - 001 Pract-Dance Kinesiology

DANC 6640 - 001 Pract-Dance Kinesiology

  • Class Number: 12755
  • Instructor: HANDMAN, P. G.
  • Component: Practicum
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 3

DANC 6730 - 001 Grad Dance Performance

DANC 6730 - 001 Grad Dance Performance

  • Class Number: 4830
  • Instructor: GOTTER-FULTON, N. E.
  • Instructor: LANE, S.
  • Component: Ensemble
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 6.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $50.00
  • Seats Available: 27

DANC 6950 - 001 Thesis Research Studio

DANC 6950 - 001 Thesis Research Studio

  • Class Number: 9807
  • Instructor: HELLER, M. A.
  • Instructor: KOESTER, S. J.
  • Component: Studio
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 26

DANC 6951 - 002 Directed Research

DANC 6951 - 002 Directed Research

  • Class Number: 4876
  • Instructor: BROMBERG, E. R.
  • Component: Independent Study
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 5.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 9

DANC 6951 - 003 Directed Research

DANC 6951 - 003 Directed Research

  • Class Number: 4877
  • Instructor: CLIFTON, J. D.
  • Component: Independent Study
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 5.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 9

DANC 6951 - 005 Directed Research

DANC 6951 - 005 Directed Research

  • Class Number: 4878
  • Instructor: KOESTER, S. J.
  • Component: Independent Study
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 5.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 9

DANC 6951 - 006 Directed Research

DANC 6951 - 006 Directed Research

  • Class Number: 4879
  • Instructor: SCHNEIDER, B. L.
  • Component: Independent Study
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 5.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 9

DANC 6951 - 008 Directed Research

DANC 6951 - 008 Directed Research

  • Class Number: 4880
  • Instructor: HUMMASTI, S.
  • Component: Independent Study
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 5.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 10

DANC 6951 - 009 Directed Research

DANC 6951 - 009 Directed Research

  • Class Number: 4881
  • Instructor: HANDMAN, P. G.
  • Component: Independent Study
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 5.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 9

DANC 6951 - 010 Directed Research

DANC 6951 - 010 Directed Research

  • Class Number: 4882
  • Instructor: HANDMAN, E. M.
  • Component: Independent Study
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 5.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 10

DANC 6951 - 011 Directed Research

DANC 6951 - 011 Directed Research

  • Class Number: 4883
  • Instructor: LANE, S.
  • Component: Independent Study
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 5.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 9

DANC 6960 - 001 Graduate Projects

DANC 6960 - 001 Graduate Projects

  • Class Number: 4875
  • Instructor: KOESTER, S. J.
  • Component: Special Projects
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 15.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 18

DANC 6961 - 001 Dance & Drag

DANC 6961 - 001 Dance & Drag

  • Class Number: 17271
  • Instructor: DAVIS, S. B.
  • Component: Special Topics
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 11

DANC 6961 - 002 Advanced Sound Design


This course will focus on advanced sound design techniques using effects, aggressive sample manipulation, audio to MIDI and other tools within Ableton Live.

DANC 6961 - 002 Advanced Sound Design

  • Class Number: 15373
  • Instructor: WALL, M. T.
  • Component: Special Topics
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 4

This course will focus on advanced sound design techniques using effects, aggressive sample manipulation, audio to MIDI and other tools within Ableton Live.

DANC 6970 - 001 Thesis Research-Masters

DANC 6970 - 001 Thesis Research-Masters

  • Class Number: 4884
  • Instructor: HANDMAN, E. M.
  • Component: Thesis Research
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 12.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 12