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Hofstra Dance Named Among Nation’s Top Programs

(L to r) Sheqwana Woolridge, Taylor Wenzl and Kelly Riordan. Choreography by William Isaac. Photo by Johan Elbers.
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Hofstra University’s Dance Program has been named one of the top 30 in the nation for 2019-2020, according to OnStageBlog.com. The Hofstra University Department of Drama and Dance provides its students with the opportunity to develop and hone their skills as performers, and deepen their appreciation for the arts.

Hofstra’s dance degrees include a BFA in Dance, a BA in Dance, and a BS in Education, Dance Education. OnStageBlog explains that their selection process began last spring with the formation of a 20-person committee, including theater educators, students, alumni and parents. Criteria was based on a number of factors including: cost vs. scholarships, quality of facilities, performance/production opportunities and post-graduate Support. They also considered the diversity of students and the faculty.

Hofstra’s Dance Education program was praised for preparing prospective dance teachers to be highly skilled and creative dancers and choreographers, as well as scholarly, reflective educators, able to meet the varied needs of students of all grades. Visit the website for more information about the Hofstra Dance program and performances by the Department of Drama and Dance.

Hofstra’s Dance Education program was praised for preparing prospective dance teachers to be highly skilled and creative dancers and choreographers, as well as scholarly, reflective educators, able to meet the varied needs of students of all grades. Visit the website for more information about the Hofstra Dance program and performances by the Department of Drama and Dance.

Founded in 2014, OnStage is a blog dedicated to Broadway and community theater show reviews as well as discussing the famous stage directors, actors, and technicians.

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