Dance News

Boston Conservatory Earns Several “Best of” Recognitions in 2019

December 18, 2019

In 2019, Boston Conservatory at Berklee continued to push the limits of what a conservatory education looks like for today’s performing artists. Here’s a roundup of some of the independent publications that recognized Boston Conservatory at Berklee as a top-tier conservatory for dance, music, and theater in 2019.

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A Singular Institution for a Plural World

July 10, 2019

The 2016 merger between The Boston Conservatory and Berklee College of Music marked the first time two performing arts colleges joined forces, setting off a powerful ripple effect of groundbreaking “firsts” across the Conservatory’s three divisions and the wider Berklee organization—not to mention higher education and the performing arts at large. We reflect on the joint institution’s pioneering collaborations, genre-combusting performances, and innovative learning opportunities through the lens of the question: What milestones could have only been possible in this unique space—the world’s most complete training ground for performing artists?

College Dance Curriculums are Finally Catching Up to 2019

June 28, 2019

After Boston Conservatory at Berklee renamed select courses in its ballet curriculum in support of an ongoing institutional effort to ensure inclusivity in the classroom, the school’s senior vice president and executive director Cathy Young sat down with Dance Magazine to discuss how the Conservatory is rethinking dance instruction for today's dance student.

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