Departmental Advisors
Modern Dance Program Head
Michael Wall
MCD 124
Undergraduate Advising
CFA Advisors
MCD 126
Associate Director, Undergraduate Studies
Satu Hummasti
MCD 112
Associate Director, Graduate Studies
Eric Handman
MCD 213
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


This is a split attendance class, where students will be assigned to attend one or more of the times listed in the schedule. Students will receive additional content through technology.

DANC 103 - 001 Non Maj-Adv Mod Dance

  • Class Number: 8833
  • Instructor: BROYLES, V. T.
  • Component: Activity
  • Type: Hybrid & IVC
  • Units: 0.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $475.00
  • Seats Available: 5

This is a split attendance class, where students will be assigned to attend one or more of the times listed in the schedule. Students will receive additional content through technology.

DANC 123 - 001 Non Major Dance Composition

DANC 123 - 001 Non Major Dance Composition

  • Class Number: 7384
  • Instructor: BOONE, J. N.
  • Instructor: MORA, J. Y.
  • Component: Activity
  • Type: Hybrid & IVC
  • Units: 0.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $459.00
  • Seats Available: 4

DANC 644 - 001 Screendance Capstone


New for Spring 2021, the course will be delivered entirely on-line, with up to 2 hours class time per week, as well as one-to-one mentoring, set practical exercises and assignments, viewings, readings, and written submissions.

DANC 644 - 001 Screendance Capstone

  • Class Number: 13449
  • Instructor: FISCHER, H. E.
  • Instructor: MCPHERSON, K. L.
  • Component: Special Projects
  • Type: IVC
  • Units: 0.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $695.00
  • Seats Available: 0

New for Spring 2021, the course will be delivered entirely on-line, with up to 2 hours class time per week, as well as one-to-one mentoring, set practical exercises and assignments, viewings, readings, and written submissions.

This class begins the week prior to spring semester Mon-Fri Jan 11-15. Class meets each day from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. with a lunch break daily. Students are required to attend each session. Students must have webcams as you will be required to have your camera on during class. In addition to time spent in the classroom, students will also be required to complete additional online lectures, assignments, and exams. Reading and/or assignments may be due prior to first day of class. Please check with instructor or refer to the class syllabus on the class schedule or in Canvas. Please email academic@continue.utah.edu with questions. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php .

This class begins the week prior to spring semester Mon-Fri Jan 11-15. Class meets each day from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. with a lunch break daily. Students are required to attend each session. Students must have webcams as you will be required to have your camera on during class. In addition to time spent in the classroom, students will also be required to complete additional online lectures, assignments, and exams. Reading and/or assignments may be due prior to first day of class. Please check with instructor or refer to the class syllabus on the class schedule or in Canvas. Please email academic@continue.utah.edu with questions. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php .

DANC 1013 - 001 History of Hip-Hop

DANC 1013 - 001 History of Hip-Hop

DANC 1015 - 090 Dance Appreciation


This is an online course, which does not have a specific meeting time or location throughout the semester.  For additional information, please visit https://online.utah.edu/about-online-learning/

DANC 1015 - 090 Dance Appreciation


This is an online course, which does not have a specific meeting time or location throughout the semester.  For additional information, please visit https://online.utah.edu/about-online-learning/

DANC 1023 - 001 Non Maj-Dance Compositn

DANC 1023 - 001 Non Maj-Dance Compositn

DANC 1030 - 001 Non Maj-Adv Mod Dance


This is a split attendance class, where students will be assigned to attend one or more of the times listed in the schedule. Students will receive additional content through technology.

DANC 1030 - 001 Non Maj-Adv Mod Dance

  • Class Number: 8832
  • Instructor: BROYLES, V. T.
  • Component: Activity
  • Type: Hybrid & IVC
  • Units: 2.0
  • Wait List: Yes
  • Fees: $50.00
  • Seats Available: 16

This is a split attendance class, where students will be assigned to attend one or more of the times listed in the schedule. Students will receive additional content through technology.

DANC 1111 - 001 Mvmt Fundamentals

DANC 1111 - 001 Mvmt Fundamentals

  • Class Number: 3684
  • Instructor: FISCHER, H. E.
  • Instructor: MURGIDA, C. A.
  • Component: Activity
  • Type: Hybrid & IVC
  • Units: 1.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: Yes
  • Fees: $20.00
  • Seats Available: 10

DANC 1320 - 001 Technique

DANC 1320 - 001 Technique

DANC 1340 - 001 Ballet Technique I

DANC 1340 - 001 Ballet Technique I

  • Class Number: 8496
  • Instructor: GARCÍA, S. L.
  • Instructor: ST.PIERRE, K. L.
  • Component: Activity
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $65.00
  • Seats Available: 5

DANC 1420 - 001 Modern Workshop I

DANC 1420 - 001 Modern Workshop I

  • Class Number: 3687
  • Instructor: BROYLES, V. T.
  • Component: Workshop
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $10.00
  • Seats Available: 6

DANC 1640 - 001 Elements Of Music

DANC 1640 - 001 Elements Of Music

DANC 1730 - 001 Viewing Dance

DANC 1730 - 001 Viewing Dance

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: 8831
  • Instructor: BANCHERO, R. E. - View Feedback
  • Component: Studio
  • Type: Hybrid & IVC
  • Units: 1.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $60.00
  • Seats Available: 4

DANC 3260 - 001 Dance Production II

DANC 3260 - 001 Dance Production II

  • Class Number: 3720
  • Instructor: ADAMS, C. J. - View Feedback
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.5
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $46.00
  • Seats Available: 8

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: 3723
  • 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 - 003 Independent Study

DANC 3951 - 003 Independent Study

  • Class Number: 3728
  • 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: 3729
  • 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 - 005 Independent Study

DANC 3951 - 005 Independent Study

  • Class Number: 3730
  • Instructor: HELLER, M. A.
  • 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: 3731
  • Instructor: SCHNEIDER, B. L.
  • Component: Independent Study
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 10

DANC 3951 - 007 Independent Study

DANC 3951 - 007 Independent Study

  • Class Number: 3732
  • Instructor: HUMMASTI, S.
  • Component: Independent Study
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 10

DANC 3951 - 008 Independent Study

DANC 3951 - 008 Independent Study

  • Class Number: 3733
  • Instructor: DESCH, N. J.
  • 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: 3734
  • Instructor: PICKETT, S.
  • Component: Independent Study
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 10

DANC 3951 - 010 Independent Study

DANC 3951 - 010 Independent Study

  • Class Number: 13128
  • Instructor: CLIFTON, J. D.
  • Component: Independent Study
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 5

DANC 3951 - 012 Independent Study

DANC 3951 - 012 Independent Study

  • Class Number: 16652
  • Instructor: WALL, M. T.
  • Component: Independent Study
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 1

DANC 3961 - 001 Choreographing Chaos

DANC 3961 - 001 Choreographing Chaos

  • Class Number: 11028
  • Instructor: BAHR, H.
  • Component: Special Topics
  • Type: Hybrid & IVC
  • Units: 1.0 - 5.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 10

DANC 3961 - 002 Screendance

DANC 3961 - 002 Screendance

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

DANC 4511 - 001 Dance Kines II

DANC 4511 - 001 Dance Kines II

  • Class Number: 3698
  • Instructor: BAHR, H.
  • Instructor: HANDMAN, P. G. - View Feedback
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: Online
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $30.00
  • Seats Available: 9

DANC 4711 - 001 Dance History

DANC 4711 - 001 Dance History

  • Class Number: 3700
  • Instructor: GARTELL, S.
  • Instructor: HUMMASTI, S. - View Feedback
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: Online
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $20.00
  • Seats Available: 1

DANC 4851 - 001 Modern Dance Tchg Meth

DANC 4851 - 001 Modern Dance Tchg Meth

  • Class Number: 3737
  • Instructor: SCHNEIDER, B. L. - View Feedback
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: Hybrid & IVC
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 7

DANC 4875 - 001 Contemporary Views

DANC 4875 - 001 Contemporary Views

  • Class Number: 3738
  • Instructor: HANDMAN, E. M. - View Feedback
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: Online
  • Units: 1.5
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $20.00
  • Seats Available: 12

DANC 4880 - 001 Senior Internships

DANC 4880 - 001 Senior Internships

  • Class Number: 8828
  • Instructor: CLIFTON, J. D. - View Feedback
  • Component: Practicum
  • Type: Online
  • Units: 1.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 11

DANC 4999 - 001 Hon Thesis/Project

DANC 4999 - 001 Hon Thesis/Project

  • Class Number: 3739
  • Instructor: ALLOWAYS-RAMSEY, C.
  • Component: Honors Thesis Project
  • Type: Online
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 9

DANC 6120 - 001 Grad Dance Technique

DANC 6120 - 001 Grad Dance Technique

  • Class Number: 3691
  • Instructor: CLIFTON, J. D.
  • Instructor: KELLER, E. J.
  • Component: Activity
  • Type: Hybrid & IVC
  • 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

DANC 6140 - 001 Grad Dance Technique

DANC 6140 - 001 Grad Dance Technique

  • Class Number: 3693
  • Instructor: GARCÍA, S. L.
  • Instructor: HANDMAN, E. M.
  • Instructor: HUMMASTI, S.
  • Component: Activity
  • Type: Hybrid & IVC
  • Units: 1.0 - 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $90.00
  • Seats Available: 17

DANC 6141 - 001 Ballet Technique III

DANC 6141 - 001 Ballet Technique III

DANC 6160 - 001 Grad Dance Technique

DANC 6160 - 001 Grad Dance Technique

DANC 6161 - 001 Ballet Technique IV

DANC 6161 - 001 Ballet Technique IV

  • Class Number: 8825
  • Instructor: DESCH, N. J.
  • Instructor: MCCULLOUGH, K. E.
  • Component: Activity
  • Type: Hybrid & IVC
  • Units: 1.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $65.00
  • Seats Available: 5

DANC 6220 - 001 Grad Dance Workshop II

DANC 6220 - 001 Grad Dance Workshop II

  • Class Number: 3740
  • Instructor: CLIFTON, J. D.
  • Instructor: WALL, M. T.
  • Component: Workshop
  • Type: Hybrid & IVC
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $25.00
  • Seats Available: 20

DANC 6360 - 001 Graduate Dance History

DANC 6360 - 001 Graduate Dance History

  • Class Number: 3702
  • Instructor: GARTELL, S.
  • Instructor: HUMMASTI, S.
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: Online
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $20.00
  • Seats Available: 3

DANC 6440 - 001 Screendance Capstone

DANC 6440 - 001 Screendance Capstone

  • Class Number: 13127
  • Instructor: FISCHER, H. E.
  • Instructor: MCPHERSON, K. L.
  • Component: Special Projects
  • Type: IVC
  • Units: 3.0
  • Wait List: Yes
  • Fees: $250.00
  • Seats Available: 5

DANC 6520 - 001 Adv Principles Teaching


Please refer to syllabus for dates of Friday online meetings.

DANC 6520 - 001 Adv Principles Teaching

  • Class Number: 3741
  • Instructor: DESCH, N. J.
  • Instructor: KIM, J.
  • Instructor: PIANTINO, P. H.
  • Component: Clinical
  • Type: IVC
  • Units: 1.0 - 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 14

Please refer to syllabus for dates of Friday online meetings.

DANC 6620 - 001 Grad Dance Kines II

DANC 6620 - 001 Grad Dance Kines II

  • Class Number: 3699
  • Instructor: BAHR, H.
  • Instructor: HANDMAN, P. G.
  • Component: Practicum
  • Type: Online
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $30.00
  • Seats Available: 12

DANC 6640 - 001 Pract-Dance Kinesiology

DANC 6640 - 001 Pract-Dance Kinesiology

  • Class Number: 9184
  • Instructor: HANDMAN, P. G.
  • Component: Practicum
  • Type: Online
  • Units: 1.0 - 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 5

DANC 6730 - 001 Grad Dance Performance

DANC 6730 - 001 Grad Dance Performance

DANC 6830 - 001 GS-Dancing Bodies

DANC 6830 - 001 GS-Dancing Bodies

  • Class Number: 17568
  • Instructor: HANDMAN, E. M.
  • Instructor: HUMMASTI, S.
  • Component: Seminar
  • Type: Hybrid & IVC
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 5

DANC 6950 - 001 Thesis Research Studio

DANC 6950 - 001 Thesis Research Studio

  • Class Number: 7453
  • Instructor: HELLER, M. A.
  • Component: Studio
  • Type: Hybrid & IVC
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 27

DANC 6951 - 001 Directed Research

DANC 6951 - 001 Directed Research

  • Class Number: 13129
  • Instructor: VANIER, L. M.
  • Component: Independent Study
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 5.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 4

DANC 6951 - 003 Directed Research

DANC 6951 - 003 Directed Research

  • Class Number: 3744
  • 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 - 004 Directed Research

DANC 6951 - 004 Directed Research

  • Class Number: 16465
  • Instructor: DESCH, N. J.
  • Component: Independent Study
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 5.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 5

DANC 6951 - 005 Directed Research

DANC 6951 - 005 Directed Research

  • Class Number: 3745
  • Instructor: PICKETT, S.
  • Component: Independent Study
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 5.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 10

DANC 6951 - 006 Directed Research

DANC 6951 - 006 Directed Research

  • Class Number: 3746
  • 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 - 007 Directed Research

DANC 6951 - 007 Directed Research

  • Class Number: 12686
  • Instructor: HELLER, M. A.
  • Component: Independent Study
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 5.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 3

DANC 6951 - 008 Directed Research

DANC 6951 - 008 Directed Research

  • Class Number: 3747
  • 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: 3748
  • 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: 3749
  • 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: 3750
  • Instructor: WALL, M. T.
  • Component: Independent Study
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 5.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 10

DANC 6951 - 012 Directed Research

DANC 6951 - 012 Directed Research

  • Class Number: 13929
  • Instructor: BOBICK, M. N.
  • Component: Independent Study
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 5.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 5

DANC 6951 - 013 Directed Research

DANC 6951 - 013 Directed Research

  • Class Number: 16651
  • Instructor: SANDBERG, B. T.
  • Component: Independent Study
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 5.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 0

DANC 6961 - 001 Special Topics

DANC 6961 - 001 Special Topics

  • Class Number: 11029
  • Instructor: BAHR, H.
  • Component: Special Topics
  • Type: Hybrid & IVC
  • Units: 1.0 - 5.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 11

DANC 6970 - 001 Thesis Research-Masters

DANC 6970 - 001 Thesis Research-Masters

  • Class Number: 3751
  • Instructor: HANDMAN, E. M.
  • Component: Thesis Research
  • Type: Hybrid & IVC
  • Units: 1.0 - 12.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 16