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Department of Theatre and Dance
Dance Program
Elizabeth Gomez, Administrative Coordinator
La Corte Hall A109
Phone: 310.243.3588
egomez@csudh.edu

1000 East Victoria Street LCH E303, LCH A349
Carson, CA 90747
310.243.3543

Welcome to Dance at Dominguez Hills!

DORISMessage From the Dance Coordinator

Our vibrant and growing dance program is a training ground in contemporary, classical, and world dance styles.   Majors and non-majors have the opportunity to study Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Middle Eastern Dance, African Dance, and Hip Hop.  Courses in Choreography, Dance Production, Acting, Dance History, and Dance Perceptions round out the dance program to offer professional experiences to all. 

In addition to the essential foundations of dance, students have choreographic and performance opportunities.  Each semester dance concerts are held in the University Theatre featuring student, faculty, and guest choreographers and performers.  Students have opportunities to perform at events on and off campus and at the American College Dance Festival.

The Department of Theatre and Dance offers an undergraduate program, which leads to a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre and Dance with a Dance Option.  Students can also compliment their major degree by receiving a minor in dance.  And dance classes are available to all CSUDH students who are most welcome to enroll in dance classes and participate in performances.

CSUDH students work closely with a highly trained and experienced dance faculty.  Students also have the opportunity to participate in master dance classes by regional and nationally known artists.

Please come visit us, peruse our website, take a dance class, and experience the joy of dance.

Doris Ressl
Associate Professor of Dance / Dance Coordinator

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Dance Department Awards and the first Carol Tubbs Dance Scholarship

Fall Dance Concert:
Origins: A Concert of Multi-Cultural Dance
Featuring Guest, Faculty, & Student Choreographers
Artistic Director: Doris Ressl
University Theatre
December 6 & 7 at 8pm

Dances from the past evolve into dances of the present in this mult-cultural dance concert. “Origins” will feature a cornucopia of dance styles — Bollywood, Afro-Caribbean, Hip Hop, Latin, Middle Eastern, and Modern. CSUDH students will perform world dance choreography by three Los Angeles choreographers, CSUDH faculty, and students.

Spring Dance Concert:
Evolutions: Inventive Student Choreography
Artistic Director: Doris Ressl
University Theatre
May 2 & 3 at 8p
May 3 and 4 at 8pm

This concert will feature the creative choreographic endeavors of our graduating seniors, dance majors, and dance minors.  An evening filled with new, innovative choreography that will create a delightful reaction to the mesmerizing action on the stage.  

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