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Dance Studies

Study dance to bring about your best performance potential.

As a Dance Studies major, you’ll receive comprehensive technical dance training built on a solid liberal arts foundation. This allows for the opportunity to double major and connect outside interests, preparing you for a wide range of careers.

In the FSC Dance program, you’ll study a wide range of dance techniques including ballet, contemporary, modern, jazz, and improvisation. You’ll also take various theory courses such as choreography and dance pedagogy, and have the opportunity to study with dance professionals through rehearsals and guest artist residencies. As a FSC Dance Studies major, you will hone your voice and craft as a future artist.

Additional Audition Requirement for Dance

Students must audition and be accepted into the B.F.A. or B.A. programs. Auditions are also required for the Minor in Dance.

Top Reasons

First-Class Facilities

Immerse yourself in daily learning within our cutting-edge facility, The Wynee Warden Dance Studio. Spanning 4,700 square feet, this state-of-the-art space is meticulously designed to enhance your dance program experience.

Festival of Fine Arts

For over 50 years, FSC's Festival of Fine Arts has featured world-class dancers on campus, offering students opportunities to perform in two faculty and guest artist choreographed concerts, as well as two student choreographed performances each year.

Personalized Instruction

Our experienced, dedicated faculty, as well as world-class guest artists, will mentor you and help you develop the discipline, self-confidence, and drive for a successful career in dance.

Performance Opportunities

Abundant opportunities for performance and real-world learning make Florida Southern College the ideal place to unleash your creative potential and hone your artistry.

Meet Our Mocs

Hannah Gomez
Stacy Graham
Erin LaSala Phillips, MFA

Featured Faculty

Erin LaSala Phillips

Erin LaSala Phillips received her B.S. in Dance Education from the University of South Florida and her M.F.A. in Dance Choreography from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She has worked as a freelance choreographer throughout the U.S., and her choreography has been performed and recognized in numerous dance festivals and venues, including the American Dance Guild Festival in NYC and the Your Move New Jersey Dance Festival. She has been an invited international guest artist at the 33 35 Dance Intensive held at the University of Nicosia in Cyprus and a guest artist at Valdosta State University, North Carolina Dance Masters, and is regularly involved to teach at various national dance festivals and dance intensives each year. As an educator, she has held the positions of Dance Education Coordinator at Kent State University and Director of the Jacksonville University Summer Dance Intensive, as well as taught at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and Winthrop University.

Clubs And More

Dance students can join the Mocettes or the Choreography Club.

Program Details




Admission Requirements


All freshman applicants to Florida Southern Colleges full-time degree programs must submit the following information:


Applying to Florida Southern as a transfer student is easy.
A completed application form 

If transferring less than 24 credits, we also need your:

  • Official high school transcript
  • SAT and/or ACT scores
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Additional Admission Requirements for Dance

  • Students must audition and be accepted into the B.F.A, or B.A programs. Auditions are also required for the Minor in Dance.
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Program Contact

Erin LaSala Phillips Erin LaSala Phillips, MFA

Associate Professor of Dance

Program Coordinator


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