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provides a full schedule of classes and activities that meet the needs of dance majors and minors as well as the general education student. The Dance Program at RCC sponsors:
  • master classes in dance and Pilates with nationally recognized guest artists;
  • high school outreach;
  • on-campus performance (such as the Homecoming Half-time Show); and
  • several showings and concerts during the year

The RCC faculty dance concert, Kinetic Conversations, features faculty choreography and performance, student dancers, and guest artists.  The RCC student dance concert, Celebrate Dance, focuses on the work of RCC student choreographers and dancers.

Other small RCC Dance performance ensembles include ACDA and RCC Ballet Ensembles. America College Dance Association (ACDA) is an organization of community college and university dance programs across the United States. RCC Dance has often been featured in the gala concert of ACDA, which recognizes the best work of emerging college dancers and choreographers. The RCC Ballet Ensemble is a select group of student dancers focusing on the art and technique of classical and contemporary ballet.  Concert and ensemble auditions are open to all students. 

RCC Dancers also sponsors Student Scholarships for continuing dance students and transfer students who continue as dance majors at accredited, four-year institutions:

Cal State University, Long Beach, Cal State University, Fullerton, University of California, Irvine, University of California, Riverside, , Cal Arts - Valencia, Loyola Marymount College – Los Angeles, and Mills College - Oakland Cornish College of the Arts – Seattle, University of Washington – Seattle, University of Colorado – Boulder, Columbia College – Chicago and Marymount Manhattan College – New York City.

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The RCC Dance Program
is located on the
lower campus in the
Huntley Gym 101 and 102 (Dance Studios)
and in the Pilates Building

Huntley Gym is #30 on the campus map.
Pilates is #31 on the campus map.

Main Office 951-222-8793
(Fine & Performing Arts Deptartment)

Dance Chair Office 951-222-8234