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MOVE with us!

The Austin Community College dance department invites you to MOVE with us!  Join us as we set out on a great adventure, moving from our Rio Grande Campus home of many years to brand new, state-of-the-art facilities at the Highland Mall Campus. We will be making several stops along the way!

This fall, we are MOVING into a shopping mall repurposed for higher education! Plans for our “Highland East” interim dance studio theater are well under way. So starting Fall 2017, all dance studio classes will be held in the new dance studio: Building 4000, Room 2205, at the Highland Campus!

The final step of our MOVE with us! campaign will be marked by ACC dance students and faculty, as they jeté into brand new state-of-the-art facilities, to include a modern dance studio theater, rehearsal studio, blackbox theater, and oh so much more! Follow the progress of the Highland Campus buildout here!

MOVE with us!


Austin Community College offers an Associate Degree in Dance. The program gives students an opportunity to complete the first two years of study towards a BA or a BFA, explore a career in dance, take classes for their Creative Arts elective, and become more educated patrons of the arts.

The dance department offers students an opportunity to investigate the dance field and supports them in finding their own niche within the field. Based in contemporary/modern dance and recognizing each individual’s unique life experience and cultural background, the program encourages students to express themselves through the creation and performance of dance works. Opportunities are also available to serve as a “company member” while working with professional choreographers and instructors in the performance classes.

Experience in the dance field is also available through Service Learning opportunities. Dance production students can receive college credit for interning with professional dance companies. They get first–hand experience producing shows, working on marketing and publicity teams and administering the business side of a non-profit arts organization.

For folks looking for enrichment, all ACC dance classes are open to the community through the continuing education department. Community dance courses allow students who are not on a degree path to enjoy dance with the same college professors who teach courses in the degree plan. And community courses are affordable, with well-below-market course fees!

Enroll now!

For-credit students
Community students


October 12, 2017
  • Fall Dance Film Night October 12, 2017 @ 6:10 pm Dance Studio at HLC (Building 4000, Room 2205)
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December 8, 2017
  • Fall Choreographers’ Showcase December 8, 2017 @ 8:00 pm Dance Studio at HLC (Building 4000, Room 2205)
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December 9, 2017
  • Fall Choreographers’ Showcase December 9, 2017 @ 8:00 pm Dance Studio at HLC (Building 4000, Room 2205)
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December 13, 2017
  • Fall Open Showing December 13, 2017 @ 7:00 pm Dance Studio at HLC (Building 4000, Room 2205)
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