Professional Dance Training and Dance for Fun!
SCC Dance is a nationally recognized and award-winning dance program. We provide a safe and encouraging environment and have classes for students of all ages and levels in various styles of dance. We train our students using sound kinesiological practices to foster effective and efficient movement. Our faculty are passionate experts in the field and are collectively here to help all our students attain their dancing goals. We have 3 degree/certificate options for students wanting to study dance for a future career in the profession. There are many performance and choreographic opportunities and we bring in 3 or more nationally well-known guest artists per year to teach free master classes and set choreography on our performance classes. When you come to SCC to dance you become a part of the Dancing Artichoke family!
- 2 years minimum
- Approximately $4,456*
- 2 years + summer classes minimum
- Approximately $6,348*
- 3 years + summer classes minimum
- Approximately $8,004*
*For Maricopa County residents. Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attend this program is available at www.scottsdalecc.edu/students/tuition-and-fees.
- Recipient of 14 Vibrant Arts Grants as well as numerous MCLI Learning Grants and Visiting Artist Grants
- Gala Honors at numerous regional American College Dance Association conferences
- National Honors for student and faculty choreography from the American College Dance Association
SCC graduates have gone on to attend ASU, UofA, Trinity Laban (London), University of Utah, CalArts, Sam Houston State University, Southern Methodist University, Southern Utah University, Cornish College of the Arts, Cal State Fullerton, UC Irvine, Dominican University, join local & national performing companies, as well as work as teachers, videographers, photographers, dance company directors, dance production technicians and lighting designers.
Find us online!
- YouTube.com: Performance Reels, Interviews and Testimonials, Student Dance Films, and Promo Videos
- SCC Instagram: @scottsdale
- AZCentral Dance Technology Sponsored Story
How To Get Started
- The general steps for new students are on our Getting Started web page
- Any student can enroll in level-1 technique classes
- Advising meetings for dance majors can be made by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
- Experienced dancers must attend a placement audition at https://www.scottsdalecc.edu/programs/dance/dance-auditions
- For special permission to take upper-level technique classes email email@example.com - Please provide us with what class you want to take, your training background and your student ID#.