Dance Performance Project & DPP2
Housed within the Department of Music and Performing Arts, Dance Performance Project is the department's professional contemporary dance company dedicated to artistic expression, choreography, and performance. Dance Performance Project showcases creative and entertaining dance projects within all levels of dance training and from all styles of dance and InterARTS™ for Southeastern Louisiana University, the community, and beyond. Dance Performance Project members are currently enrolled Southeastern Louisiana University students who are General Studies-Dance Concentration majors, Dance Minors, or students passionately pursuing their love of dance at any level of experience. Dance Performance Project presents 1-2 MAINSTAGE productions each semester, Fall and Spring.
Requirements for Dance Performance Project (AUDITION required)
Membership is open to any student currently enrolled in dance courses at Southeastern
Louisiana University at all levels of experience. Auditions are held in the Fall and
Spring semesters, and all students interested in performing must attend an audition.
If selected at auditions, the student must enroll in two 1-hour courses: Dance Performance
Project and a Dance Technique class during the semester in which the student will
be a company member.
All company members must maintain a 2.5 GPA.
DPP2 is our resident dance company devoted exclusively to the art and performance of improvisation. Auditions are not required but dance students are required to attend our general dancer auditions for Dance Performance Project. DPP2 presents 1 Fall MAINSTAGE production. Company members must register for DNC 301 for 3 credit hours each Fall.
For More Information
Keith "Skip" Costa, Artistic Director/Faculty Advisor for Dance Performance Project