Colorado Mesa University

Dance at Colorado Mesa University is thriving with an array of dance styles, performance opportunities and travel. Modern, jazz, ballet and tap are offered from beginning to professional levels. Other courses include composition, improvisation, repertory performance, pedagogy, history, lighting, critical analysis, rhythmic analysis and the healthy dancer.

The faculty members have professional backgrounds in all forms of dance and music theatre. With two formal concerts and two informal concerts each year, Colorado Mesa University provides students with a chance to choreograph original works and to dance for and with visiting guest artists from the professional dance world.

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JAZZ STYLES TAUGHT: Authentic, Classical, Commercial, Contemporary, Latin, Jump Rhythm, Neo-Jazz, Rhythm Generated, Theatrical