Dance at Oxy!
For all those who are interested in dance, Oxy's dance community has grown tremendously in the past few years!
Pulse is Oxy's Hip Hop Group. It consists of various student choreographers who teach classes Monday nights. There is a beginner class at 8pm, then an intermediate 9pm. The level of dancers consists of people who have taken professional classes in Los Angeles, to beginning dancers who have never taken a class. Occasionally, Pulse even sponsors famous choreographers to come teach such as Tony Czar who choreographed with Britney Spears!
Oxy also has a Dance Team that performs many styles in Jazz, Lyrical, Pom, Hip Hop, and Contemporary. They have qualified for Nationals for several years now competing in Jazz, and most recently, hip hop. They also perform for football games and basketball games. Auditions for Dance Team is at the beginning of each academic year.
Dance Production is one of Oxy's biggest student organizations on campus. Led by a student executive board, each year, Dance Production holds auditions for choreographers. Following that, the choreographers who are accepted holds auditions for dancers on a Saturday at the beginning of the academic year. Everyone who shows up gets to be a part of at least one dance! Over the course of the year, each dance rehearses to put on the biggest show at Oxy in March. Dance Production covers a whole variety of dances that includes: Hip hop, lyrical, salsa, contemporary, samba, bollywood, tap, hula, ballet, cha-cha-cha, belly dancing, break dancing, step, and much more! Look out for the show this year on March 18 and 19!
If you have any questions about dance at Oxy, feel free to ask!