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Los Angeles,CA 90095
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Bachelor of Arts in World Arts & Culture, Dance concentration

Bachelor of Arts in Dance

Master of Fine Arts in Choreographic Inquiry


Defined by a dynamic blend of theory and practice, World Arts and Cultures/Dance (WACD) is led by a renowned faculty of scholars, activists, curators, filmmakers, and choreographers dedicated to critical cross-cultural analysis and art-making. Our department is the place to make dances, explore digital media, curate exhibitions, become an arts activist, and develop scholarly expertise in culture and the arts. We draw upon multiple disciplines and artistic approaches while encouraging students to position their work within broad social contexts.

Notable Alumni Include:

Faculty Info: KYLE ABRAHAM, BRYONN BAIN, ANURIMA BANERJI, TRIA BLU WAKPA, ALEX UNGPRATEEB FLYNN, SUSAN LEIGH FOSTER, DAN FROOT, DAVID GERE, VICTORIA MARKS, PETER NABOKOV, JANET O'SHEA, LIONEL POPKIN, ALLEN ROBERTS, DAVID ROUSSÈVE, PETER SELLARS, APARNA SHARMA, DAVID SHORTER, PATRICIA A. TURNER, CHRISTOPHER WATERMAN, CHENG-CHIEH YU.

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