Dance

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The mission of the MiraCosta Dance department is to create artistic and academic excellence by engaging our students in a diversity of dance techniques, choreography, performance and scholarly practices. We foster student engagement through creative and critical thinking and value artistic exploration enriching the individual, classroom and community.

Students may take courses to prepare for a dance major to transfer to a four-year institution, to earn an A.A. degree in dance, or to meet general education requirements. Performance opportunities are available to both majors and non-majors.

Career options include professional performance or choreography; dance studio or company management; child development; dance therapy; movement analysis; dance ethnology; dance criticism; dance science; academic research; and teaching.

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Physical Frequencies

Artistic Director: Dave Massey

The MiraCosta College Dance program charges onto the stage as student choreographers unveil a night of powerful dance. Come support these young choreographers as they paint the stage with thought provoking, entertaining, and energetic performances.​

Friday, March 27 - 7:30 p.m.

MiraCosta College Theatre, Oceanside Campus
All tickets are $10

Tickets may be purchased online, or during open hours or one hour before the concert opens at the Box Office located at at the Oceanside MiraCosta College campus: (760) 795-6815

Dance Studio Hour

An informal presentation by students in MiraCosta College’s dance classes, showcasing ballet, jazz, modern, tap, commercial, Latin, world dance and a Pilates demonstration.

Wednesday, April 15 - 7:30 pm
Dance Studio, OC5101, Oceanside Campus

Admission is free

Dance Break 2015

Artistic Director: Dave Massey

The MiraCosta College Dance Program presents a compelling dance concert featuring premiere choreographic works by the MCC dance faculty. A variety of dance genres including ballet, jazz, tap, world,hip-hop and contemporary dance will be presented. Mark your calendars now to attend one of these not-to-be-missed performances!​

MiraCosta College Theatre, Oceanside Campus
General Admission, $15; Seniors/Staff, $12; Students, $10

Tickets may be purchased online, or during open hours or one hour before the concert opens at the Box Office located at at the Oceanside MiraCosta College campus: (760) 795-6815

Contact Information

Department Chair: Dave Massey
Office: Oceanside, Building 5100
P 760-757-2121 x6302

Dean: Jonathan Fohrman
Office: Building 4700
P 760-795-6818

Department: Dance

Faculty Secretary: Leslie Kamps
Office: Building 2000
P 760-795-6816
Hours: 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

School Secretary: Toni Sharp
Office: Building 4700
P 760-795-6844

Full-Time Faculty

Trisha Hanada-Rogers
Office: Oceanside, Room 5105
P 760-757-2121 x6526
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Dave Massey
Office: Oceanside, Room 5105
P 760-757-2121 x 6302
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