Discovering Dance

The Dance Program at San José State University has a long history of excellence, offering solid dance training and a diverse academic education. Committed to a high standard, the program offers the professional Bachelor of Fine Arts and the Bachelor of Arts degrees.

An accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Dance, the Dance program currently hosts approximately 70 majors. Students learn a diverse set of dance styles while being being guided through all levels of Contemporary, Classical Ballet, Jazz, Limón Technique, Graham based Technique, Contemporary Ballet, and Tap. Our faculty's extensive experience in performance and choreography helps student develop their potential and explore new ideas, both as performers and choreographers. The Dance program also sponsors a pre-professional performing company, University Dance Theatre, an ensemble dedicated to modern and contemporary dance performance. 

Whether your career goals include performance, choreographing, or simply expanding your knowledge of one of the most expressive forms of art, the Dance Program at SJSU is ready to help you meet them. We invite you to browse our website to learn more about our programs of study. Please email the Dance Office or call 408-924-4051 for more information.