What kind of dancer is the best candidate for the Mercyhurst University Dance Department?
Can a dancer come take a dance major level ballet class when visiting for a campus tour?
What separates the Mercyhurst Dance Department from the rest?
Where will I be having all of my dance classes?
Are there any kinds of reviews as a dance major throughout my four years?
A Student Handbook is provided each year to each dance major and minor outlining the policies and procedures for the Dance Department. Guidelines for the four-year Portfolio Review and a recommended degree plan are also included.
What are the expectations for attendance in dance major courses?
Will there be academic work associated with my dance classes?
What other clubs or organizations are linked with the dance department?
Dance Club is a student run organization that is open to not only dance majors, but also all students on campus. The Dance Club supports and raises money to help enforce the awareness of the art of dance across campus. It provides students with service opportunities, sponsors the Mercyhurst Dance Department, organizes fieldtrips to other dance related organizations or performances, and produces a yearly calendar to raise funds for the Jenni-Lyn Watson Memorial Scholarship Fund.