Dance | Barton Community College

Fine and Performing Arts Dance


Auditions for Barton Dance Theatre will be held Monday, May 14 at 6 p.m. (check-in at 5:30 p.m.) in Studio 34. Check out the map for directions to Studio 34. Contact Danika at to reserve your spot. 

Barton Dance Theatre Requirements 

To be considered for company placement dance students must have at least 2 years dance experience and plan to register as a Barton student in Fall 2018. Once accepted, students would register for DANC 1001 Barton Dance Theatre (2 credits) meeting Tues/Thurs 4:30-6 pm. 

About Barton Dance

Barton Community College provides a wonderful opportunity for you to receive an education while continuing an education in dance technique and performance.  

DancerOur resident student dance company is BDT (Barton Dance Theater). The company performs in the fall at the Wichita State University in the Kansas Dance Festival. In the spring BDT performs a dance concert at Barton. Throughout the academic year the BDT will have various additional opportunities to perform within the community.

The Dance curriculum is committed to the education of dancers by establishing a solid foundation of technical training coupled with artistic and aesthetic qualities and a rounded understanding of modern contemporary dance.

Barton is one of the only community colleges in the Midwest offering an Associates of Arts Degree in dance. For a student who has the desire to enter a four year school as a dance major, this program provides the foundation needed to succeed.

Curriculum Guides

Curriculum Guide
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