K-State Dance offers a variety of performance opportunities for students.
The Dance Ensemble performs each semester on faculty concerts for WinterDance and SpringDance. Dancers in this ensemble have the opportunity to dance in a variety of styles including contemporary ballet and classical ballet, modern dance, jazz dance, tap dance, musical theatre, and world dance forms such as West African social dance. The Dance Ensemble also travels off campus to a variety of performance venues and festivals.
K-State Tap Dance Ensemble
The K-State Tap Dance Ensemble offers a variety of services that include Live Performance, Lecture Demonstration, theme programs (such as a 50’s tap showcase or a holiday tap concert) or a brief pick-me-up presentation that has been often presented at employee or faculty retreats. We are also open to other ideas, let us know what you have in mind! Members of this ensemble audition for the position. For information about auditioning for this group, contact Julie L. Pentz
Still a new and developing group, the African Ensemble focuses on traditional social dance including those from Ghana, West Africa. Participants in this group have the opportunity to sing, dance, and play the traditional instruments for the selected dances. If you are interested in participating in this open group, contact Neil Dunn.