All Dance classes will be
IN-Person for Spring 2022.
Vaccine Mandate: The Coast Community College Board unanimously adopted a COVID-19 vaccination mandate for students, faculty, staff, managers, and trustees on August 24, 2021. All those with medical or religious/strongly held belief exemptions will be required to participate in weekly testing. Students are asked to upload their proof of vaccination or exemption status through the health and safety platform Cleared4 by January 24, 2022. Booster shots are encouraged for all those eligible.
Mask Mandate: In keeping with the California Department of Public Health COVID-19 Guidelines, the Coast Community College District has mandated the use of face coverings (over both the nose and mouth) at all times while on campus.
For any questions, please contact Dance Chair, Rachel Berman at firstname.lastname@example.org
A Destination for Dance!
Since its origin in 1962, Orange Coast College's Dance Department has enjoyed a national reputation for quality, creativity and a comprehensive curriculum with courses in a variety of dance styles. Students seeking to be either professional or recreational dancers receive training from instructors who excel in their dance/ somatic disciplines- Ballet, Modern, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Jazz, Tap, Conditioning, Yoga, Pilates, Latin styles, Flamenco, Middle Eastern, African, and Polynesian. We promote high artistic and technical standards for both the beginner and advanced dancer, and offer a diverse array of career advancement and enrichment opportunities.
OCC dance students have several opportunities to perform each semester in our 916-seat Robert B. Moore Theatre in works choreographed by faculty, students, and guest artist. They also perform in festivals and invitationals throughout Southern California and participate in the American College Dance Association’s annual conference (Baja region).
Dance Department Chair
Orange Coast College
2701 Fairview Road
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Chair Office: 714-432-5691
Dance Office: 714-432-5123
Admissions Office: 714-432-5772