Contemporary Dance in the News

CM’s Top 10 Colleges for Dance 2020

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 College Magazine

Boston Conservatory's contemporary dance program is ranked number 2 on College Magazine's Top 10 Colleges for Dance.

Boston Conservatory at Berklee Has A Transformational New Summer Intensive in Commercial Dance

Friday, April 17, 2020 Dance Magazine

The brand-new, three-week Boston Conservatory at Berklee Commercial Dance Intensive aims to provide dancers with the confidence and expertise they need to thrive in an ever-competitive dance field where versatility is key. Aimed at dancers ages 15-22, the intensive emphasizes industry-specific skills—from urban dance to singing to hip hop to acting for the camera.

Celebrating Donald McKayle, a Modern-Dance Trailblazer

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 New York Times

Alum Demetrius Burns (B.F.A. '17, contemporary dance) recently performed as a part of a tribute to the late modern-dance trailblazer, Donald McKayle. Burns performed McKayle’s “Songs of the Disinherited” with Ronald K. Brown/Evidence dance company.

Why Ever Dancer Should Choreograph At Least Once

Monday, April 8, 2019 Dance Magazine

Conservatory Dean of Dance, Tommy Neblett, shares why every dancer should try choreography. Now more than ever, the field demands that dancers perform at the highest level and collaborate with choreographers to bring their artistic visions to life.