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

Contact Information

Phone: 216/687-4883; Fax: 216/687-5410

Program Head: Lynn Deering, Director


Lynn Deering, Professor – Modern, choreography

Paul David Bryant Henderson, Assistant Visiting Professor – Modern, ballet, choreography

Sarah Carey, Adjunct – Modern, introduction to dance

Chris DiCello, Adjunct – Tap, composition, ballet

Lisa DeCato, Adjunct – Bodywork, composition, modern, repertory

Heike Heinrich, Adjunct – Social dance, dance aerobics

Lou Hadaway, Instructor – Jazz, musical theater dance

Tyler Ring, Instructor – Ballet

DeAndra Stone, Adjunct, Assistant to the Director of Dance – Introduction to dance

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: B.A. in Dance (2 tracks: Dance in Community or Creative Process & Performance); Dance minor

Faculty: 2 full-time, 7 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 CSU Dance Company, faculty and Guest artists, and Fall with GroundWorks Dance Theater

Location: NE Ohio

Enrollment: 18,000; In department: 300 participants, 16 majors, 28 minors

Annual Tuition: $10,300 resident

Annual Room and Board: $8,710

Department Financial Aid: partial and full scholarships

Other Financial Aid: federal aid, grants through university

Student Performance Groups: CSU Dance Company & Viking Dance Group

In-Residence Professional Company: GroundWorks Dance Theater