Cleveland State University

Dance Program in the Department of Theatre and Dance

CSU Arts Campus, Middough Building 264
1901 E. 13th Street

Cleveland OH 44114

Program Head Lynn Deering, Director Phone 216/687-4883; Fax 216/687-5410


Lynn Deering, Professor, modern, choreography

Kathy Diehl, Assistant Professor, modern, ballet, choreography
Chris DiCello, Adjunct, tap, composition, ballet
Lisa DeCato, Adjunct, bodywork, modern, repertory
Heike Heinrich, Adjunct social dance, dance aerobics
Lou Hadaway, Instructor, jazz, musical theater dance
Heather Koniz, Instructor, Ballet, modern

Program Philosophy

The CSU Dance Program is committed to presenting dance for participation and viewing; it strives to make accessible varied curriculum, performances, workshops, and master classes to the CSU student and the general public.

Degrees Offered dance minor, Dance major pending ODHE approval
Faculty 2 full-time, 5 part-time
Academic Facilities 2 studios, classrooms, black box lab theater
Production Facilities Allen Theater performance spaces at Playhouse Square
Productions Spring and fall dance concert with faculty, CSU Dance Company and Guest artists, and Fall with GroundWorks DanceTheater
Location NE Ohio
Enrollment 18,000
in department 300 participants, 28 minors
Annual Tuition $9,200 resident
Annual Room and Board $8710
Department Financial Aid partial and full scholarships
Other Financial Aid federal aid, grants through university

Student Company CSU Modern Dance Company
In-Residence Professional Company GroundWorks Dance Theater