Dance (minor)

The dance program at Nazareth College consists of a balance of liberal arts dance studies, production/performance experience, and immersion in a variety of dance techniques. To complete the dance minor, students must take a minimum of 18 credits total. There is flexibility within the electives to focus more credit hours on dance theory, or production/performance, or dance technique, according to the student’s interests and schedule.

Program Options, Requirements, and Course Descriptions

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Heather Roffe Wiktorski

Heather Roffe Wiktorski

Associate Professor of Dance in Theatre and Dance
Arts Center 22

Education: B.S. Alfred University in business administration/marketing, with dance/communications); M.F.A., The College at Brockport

Teaching and Artistic Interests: In addition to her responsibilities as dance program director at Nazareth, Roffe actively performs, choreographs, and guest teaches. She has performed nationally and internationally with Garth Fagan Dance, Bill Evans Dance Company, Assemblage Dance, and in her own work. She was a collaborating director, performer, and choreographer with Rochester's critically acclaimed FuturPointe Dance company from 2009 to 2015. Roffe continues to be engaged in research, writing, creating, and publishing her work about dance. Winner of NYSDEA 2018 Outstanding Post-Secondary Dance Educator Award.

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