SHU Dance Ensemble

What Can You Do as a Dancer in the SHU Dance Ensemble?
  • Dance
  • Perform in two major performances in our very own Edgerton Theater
  • Perform in various performances on and off campus
  • Take master classes with professional instructors / performers from CT and NYC
  • Dance a variety of genres: Not limited to
    • Tap
    • Jazz/Hip-Hop
    • Lyrical/Contemporary
    • Ballet
  • Choreograph
  • Earn college credit
SHU Dance Ensemble accepts all students! We encourage both male and female students to take charge of their passion and join the newest addition to our Performing Arts Department. We believe there is no better way to relieve stress and put aside a long day of academics than dancing your heart out! 
All members of the SHU Dance Ensemble will have the opportunity to perform In addition, there maybe performances that will require auditioning.
Our Mission
“To provide the opportunity for each and every student to pursue their passion for dance; we execute: enthusiasm, good will, pass no judgment, and consistently strive for both personal and physical growth. We aim to uplift one another in mind and spirit. Most of all, we always act with extreme integrity! Let’s Dance…!!"

Audition Information

No prior audition is required for students interested in SHU Dance Ensemble.  All students are welcome to join and dance!  Each candidate may be eligible to receive $2,000 annually in a renewable Performing Arts Grant.

You must complete the dance survey if you are interested in the SHU Dance Program.

More Information
Jessica Berard
Assistant Director of Dance Programs
Sacred Heart University Performing Arts


View the  SHU Dance Ensemble Handbook