About the courseThe comprehensive Dance program starts with the basic principles of dance technique and refines them through choreographic and theoretic processes, culminating in the creation of full-scale concert productions. Students in the program are involved at every level of the creative process.Dance majors have the opportunity to participate as members of several dance companies and organizations. Company members are involved in all aspects of producing and presenting dance, from creating and performing choreography to designing and implementing the production and promotional aspects of the concerts.Dance majors are given the opportunity to work with professional dance artists. Each year, at least one regional professional dance artist is in residence, and the program invites nationally acclaimed guest artists to teach master classes.The Dance program participates annually in the America College Dance Association (ACDA) conference.Career PossibilitiesActor Choreographer Dancer Director Scenographer Lighting Designer Scenic Designer Puppeteer Theatre Manager Critic Announcer/Narrator Sound/Light Technician Scenic Artist Propmaster Educator (Instructor/Teacher/Professor) Stage and Production Manager
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AboutCalifornia State University, Sacramento offers life-changing possibilities for students, preparing them to be leaders in their careers and communities. Its professors are known for their dedication to great teaching, and direct interaction with students helps to create extensive learning and research opportunities.
Sacramento States location in California’s capital city also provides access to internships and job opportunities with some of the nations most influential public and private institutions. Students can choose from numerous fields of study. The university offers a strong and diverse academic curriculum that includes nearly 60 undergraduate programs and more than 40 graduate programs, as well as two doctorates.
In addition, numerous offerings, such as the Honors Program, help students pursue excellence, meet others with similar interests and develop strong ties with professors. The university have one of the largest cooperative education programs in California, placing students in paid positions where they receive academic credit. Hundreds of other students participate in internships in business and government. One third of Sacramento State students works as volunteers many through a service-learning project in class gaining valuable work experience while helping their community.
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As the sixth-largest campus of the 23 state universities in California, the main campus is composed of 305 acres (123 ha) in the city of Sacramento and lies adjacent to U.S. Route 50. The campus is bordered by the American River to the East, Union Pacific Railroad tracks to the West, Folsom Boulevard to the South and H Street to the North. The North end of campus is dominated by the University Arboretum, formerly Goethe Arboretum, and residence halls. Officially "Tree Campus USA", Sacramento State has more than 3,500 trees, with flower gardens, miles of trails stretching along the nearby river parkway, and student housing with recreational areas such as Lake Natoma and Old Sacramento, in addition to its on-campus housing.