*Mercyhurst University

Mercyhurst University Dance Department
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LOCATION: Erie, PA
YEAR EST.: 1984
DEPARTMENT LEADERSHIP: C. Noelle Partusch
DTCB COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVES: C. Noelle Partusch, Jennifer McNamara
DEGREE PROGRAMS OFFERED: Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Arts w/Pedagogy Concentration, Arts Administration Minor
PROGRAM EMPHASIS: Classical Ballet with classes in Modern, Jazz, Tap, Musical Theatre
CONTACT: Websitedkaiser@mercyhurst.edu
SOCIAL MEDIA: Facebook

PROGRAM OVERVIEW:
The Mercyhurst Department of Dance is a classical ballet program rooted in the liberal arts tradition and accredited by the National Association of Schools of Dance.  Our Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Arts offerings emphasize the development of professional dancers, teachers, choreographers and scholars.

NOTABLE ALUMNI:
-Pamela (Swaney) Vouri: Principal, St. Louis Ballet
-Justin Michael Hogan: Louisville Ballet
-Kristina Weimer: Ballet West
-Trevor Sones: National Tours of “Cats” & Beauty & the Beast”
-Danielle (Feller) Kaiser: Princess Cruise Line – Dance Captain
-Matthew Hueffner: Dance Now! Miami Sara (Lawrence) Sucato – Dancing Wheels
-Tanya Trombly: Bullet Proof Ballerina; Freelance Artist