Mercyhurst University Dance Department

A classical ballet program rooted in a traditional liberal arts setting, we strive to make an impact on the survival of high quality ballet and the building of future leaders for the arts in this country. 

We take pride in our accreditation with the National Association of Schools of Dance as well as faculty prestige as an ABT® Certified Teacher, having completed the entire National Teacher Training Curriculum, Primary through Level 7 (Melissa Bobick).

 We now offer three different areas of study:

Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A)-Dance

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)-Dance

Master's of Science (M.S.)- Organizational Leadership

Or click here to view an overview of both the B.A. program and the B.F.A program details


The 2014 -2015 Mercyhurst University Dance Department audition dates are up!  Please see our Auditions and Scholarships page for more details!