Chair: Dmitri Peskov
Department Webpage: www.snow.edu/dance
The dance program at Snow College is an affordable, pre-professional program that allows students to explore, grow, and find their niche in the world of dance. The program offers a wide array of classes ranging from beginning to advanced levels, designed for both the student wishing to just explore or for the serious dancer wishing to develop a higher level of technique.
The Snow College Dance Department offers a curriculum designed to provide all students with a general understanding of the principles of movement that promote dance as an artistic and cultural expression with the power to enrich and transform the individual, community and society. For dance majors, the department provides the technical foundation for the first two years of college study. Emphasis is placed on the fundamentals of dance: ballet, modern dance, jazz, tap, hip hop, social dance, yoga and performance, as well as development of creative skills and exploration of dance theory. It is the goal of the department to expose students to the tools and knowledge necessary to succeed in further study in any dance related field they wish to pursue. The Dance Department offers a unique experience for dance majors to begin their artistic development in small classes with maximum individual contact with instructors.
The Dance Department is an integral part of the Fine Arts Division and is housed in the Dance Wing of the Activity Center and in the Business Building.
Students who complete an emphasis in dance at Snow College will be expected to demonstrate that they