Kinesiology is the study of human movement. Dance minors combine science and art to create something truly inspiring.

Overview

The dance program at Calvin is a 10-course minor that covers the history, culture and composition of dance as well as performance. You will have the opportunity to choose from dance courses in modern, ballet, jazz, tap and sacred dance.

Careers in Dance

  • Performer
  • Choreographer
  • Dance Therapist
  • Tour Manager
  • Recreational Instructor

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Student involvement

Choreograph a dance or perform in Dance Guild; participate in a play or musical with Calvin Theatre Company.

Scholarships

New students are automatically considered for general academic scholarships ranging from $1,000-15,000 based on a careful review of their application materials.

For a complete listing of departmental scholarships available to first-year students, use the Scholarship Search ».

Faculty

Ellen Van't Hof

Ellen Van't Hof
Associate Professor
Department of Kinesiology
SFC 246
evanthof@calvin.edu
(616) 526-6031

Talk to us

Ellen Van't Hof Ellen Van't Hof
Program Director
Department of Kinesiology
SFC 246
evanthof@calvin.edu
(616) 526-6031

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