The Dance Concentrations

With the three concentrations, dance majors graduate with skills to pursue graduate degrees in dance; careers in choreography and performance; research in science, somatics and arts therapies; professions in dance education and community engagement; and graduate degrees in history, theory and criticism. Students may also create their own concentration supported by the Five College dance department curriculum

Margaret (Mollie) Frederiksen '13
Margaret (Mollie) Frederiksen '13: My history as a dancer combined with my interest in the human body and how it works drew me towards dance medicine.
Clare Schweitzer '12
Clare Schweitzer '12: as a double major in dance and mathematics, I found that many threads ran through my two fields of study.
Dancer Spotlight Zoé Emilie Henrot
Zoé Emilie Henrot '12: one of my favorite aspects of SPCB is the fact the Company artists have a voice in every aspect of each performance.
Alison Bory '97, Assistant Professor of Dance
Alison Bory '97: my desire to explore dance as a physical, creative, and intellectual endeavor has determined the course of my professional life.
"Alvin Ailey - Revelations" by Knight Foundation - http://www.flickr.com/photos/knightfoundation/5985641517/in/photostream/. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 via Commons - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Alvin_Ailey_-_Revelations.jpg#/media/File:Alvin_
Kristin Colvin Young '97: They can say no, and from the start, I relied on my love of Dance.
Merli Guerra '09
Merli V. Guerra '09: taking Beginning Classical Indian Dance led to me touring the world with Devi’s company and the Deborah Abel Dance Company.
Kaitlin McCarthy '09
Kaitlin McCarthy '09: As a writer and dancer, I look for the values expressed within the dance, and evaluate how well the piece fulfilled those values.
Rain Ross '2000
Rain Ross '2000: Studying at MHC, gave me a breadth of experiences that have given me choices in my professional and personal goals.
Rebecca Malcolm-Nai '87, Adjunct Faculty
Rebecca Malcolm-Naib '87: the dance program at MHC nurtured and launched my multi-faceted career in dance.
Heather Southwick '90
Heather Southwick '90: While in graduate school, I began to combine my love of dance and medicine through an internship with Boston Ballet.
Christiana Axelsen
Christiana Axelsen '03: I was encouraged and challenged to pursue those things that I am truly passionate about with rigor and discipline.
Loren Robertson '06
Loren Robertson '06: At MHC, I majored in Dance and minored in Film, now I run a videography business in California.
Kate Bailey
Kate Bailey '08: as a dance major, my interest in formulating my own Pilates-based movement series based on spirals later turned into my honors thesis.