Stephen F. Austin State University

SFASU is here to assist you in achieving your academic and professional goals in modern dance, jazz dance, ballet, choreography/dance composition, performance, and dance history. You will find class sizes ideal for receiving individual attention from teachers while getting to know your fellow dancers. You will have opportunities to perform, choreograph, create, and participate in technical aspects of production while pursing a Dance Major or Minor. SFASU offer two concentrations: Performance/Choreography and Teacher Certification. Whether you are a transfer student or a first-time freshman, we hope you will take every opportunity to develop your skills and passion for dance, in order to launch your chosen career as a dancer.

The primary mission of the B.S. degree program in Dance is the professional preparation of teachers who possess a breadth of understanding in the discipline and will continue to uphold standards of excellence as they, in turn, make contributions to dance in education and as an art form. Students are encouraged to reach their highest technical and creative potential to the extent that, should they desire to pursue graduate studies in Dance or a performing career, they will be sufficiently prepared to realize their goals.


JAZZ STYLES TAUGHT: Classical, Contemporary, Latin Jazz, Lyrical, Neo-Jazz, Theatrical
FULL-TIME FACULTY: Haley Jameson, Heather Samuelson