Kenyon College

Department of Dance, Drama and Film

Department of Dance, Drama and Film
Gambier, OH 43022

Contact Information

Phone: 740/427-5285; Fax: 740/427-5235

Program Head and Contact Person: Balinda Craig-Quijada


Balinda Craig-Quijada, Professor of Dance – Contemporary modern technique, ballet, composition, history

Julie Brodie, Professor of Dance – Contemporary modern technique, ballet, composition, Labanotation, dance kinesiology

Kora Radella, Assistant Professor of Dance – Contemporary modern technique, composition, contact improvisation

Visiting adjunct professors for 2018-19 academic year:
Ellie Escosa Carter – Ballet
Smitha Magal – Bharatanatyam classical Indian dance

Program Philosophy

The central object of study are the dance and the ways it is brought to life before an audience. A very inclusive department that integrates itself into the liberal arts experience and encourages participation of nonmajors as well as majors in all dance classes. Emphasizes learning by doing, integrating theory and practice, concert productions and choreography. They produce two dance concerts annually. 

Degrees Offered: BA

Undergraduate Majors: Major and minor in dance

Degree Requirements: 16 units, 5.5 in dance Faculty 2 FT, 3 adjunct

Academic Facilities: Two studios

Production Facilities: 186-seat proscenium stage, 389-seat thrust stage

Productions: 2-3

Institution Type: Private, liberal arts

Location: Central Ohio

Enrollment: 1,500; In department: 100 participants, 6 majors, 2-4 minors

Annual Tuition: $40,500 (includes room and board)

Financial Aid: Available

Student Company: Kenyon College Dance Ensemble