Dance

The Napa Valley College dance curriculum offers a variety of courses designed to prepare students for transfer to the four-year level college. The Associates of Arts in Dance provides students with an experience in world dance history, pedagogy and technical skills in a multitude of styles including, but not limited to modern, jazz, hip-hop, ballet, and Latin. Graduates will be prepared for further study or careers in teaching, performing, choreography, dance studio business ownership, and dance movement therapy.

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities in teaching, performing, choreography, dance studio ownership and dance movement therapy. Prepares students for CSU/UC, independent, and/or out-of-state four year institutions with Dance programs, and potential candidacy for graduate studies in Dance. Professional preparation for performance artist. Professional preparation for teaching at a private studio. Professional preparation for Choreographer. Professional preparation for dance critic, dance manager, dance promoter, director of a dance company.

Contact Information

Division

Kinesiology, Athletics and Dance
Building: 600, Office 610
Phone: (707) 256-7650

Dean

Robert Harris
Senior Dean, Health and Safety
2277 Napa-Vallejo Highway
Email: Rharris@napavalley.edu
Phone: (707) 256-7605

Associate Dean

Jerry Dunlap
Associate Dean & Athletic Director
2277 Napa-Vallejo Highway
Email: Jdunlap@napavalley.edu
Phone: (707) 256-7655

Program Coordinator

Nadine Wade-Gravett
Program Coordinator, Kinesiology and Dance
2277 Napa Vallejo Highway, 94558, Napa, CA
Email: NGravett@napavalley.edu
Phone: (707) 256-7654

Faculty

Kelly McCann    
Professor, Kinesiology and Dance
2277 Napa Vallejo Highway, 94558, Napa, CA
Email: KMccann@napavalley.edu           
Phone: 707-256-7652

Degrees
Courses