A dance performance by a group of Oberlin students. Photo credit: John Seyfried
Program Type:
  • Major
  • Minor
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Dance at Oberlin is characterized by its commitment to experimentation and creation of original work. Student, faculty and visiting artist choreography is presented throughout the year in events ranging from fully produced proscenium concerts to adjudicated student concerts.

Program Director

Ann Cooper Albright

Professor of Dance
Department Affiliation

Why Study Dance at Oberlin?

Variety of Courses
department faculty
Study Away Programs

Upcoming Dance Events


Fiesta Flamenca

7:00 pm
Spanish House (La Casa Hispánica; Harvey House)

Sample Courses

  • DANC 161 - Capoeira Angola I 4 credits
  • DANC 207 - Improvisation I 2 credits
  • DANC 305 - Collaborative Investigations in Choreography and Composition 4 credits
  • DANC 340 - Arts Management II 4 credits

Dance News

From Chemistry to Circus

May 10, 2017
Hayley Larson '14 teaches at Aloft Circus Arts and Aerial Dane Chicago and performs as Duo Filamental.