University of Cincinnati

College-Conservatory of Music
Dance Department
PO Box 210003
Cincinnati OH 45221-0003

Program Department Chair – Jiang Qi
Phone 513/556-9594 Fax 513/556-0202

Contact Person Colleen Condit, Dance Department Program Coordinator


Jiang Qi, Professor, ballet, choreography, men’s variations, partnering, pas de deux, ensemble
Deirdre Carberry, Associate Professor, ballet, variations, pointe, partnering, ballet instruction, ensemble
Michael Tevlin, Associate Professor, ballet, choreography, dance history, men’s variations, partnering, ensemble
Andre Megerdichian, Assistant Professor, modern technique, choreography, somatics, repertoire, character and ensemble

Program Philosophy

The Dance Department of the College-Conservatory of Music, is a professional dance school offering a BFA degree with an emphasis in ballet and modern dance. The program is designed especially for the developing dance professional seeking technical training and artistic stimulation through a rigorous academic and studio curriculum.

Degrees Offered BFA
Undergraduate Majors Dance
Degree Requirements 120 credits
Faculty 4 FT, 13 PT

Academic Facilities Corbett Center for Performing Arts
Production Facilities Patricia Corbett Theatre, 380 seats; Corbett
Auditorium, 730 seats, Cohen Family Studio Theater, 120 seats
Productions Full-length ballet alternating (other years-new works from faculty, students & guest artists; acts from ballets); fall and spring semester performances

Institution Type public
Location SW Ohio
Enrollment 1,246
in department 59
Annual Tuition $11,000, state resident; $26,334, nonresident
Annual Room and Meal Plan starting at $10,496
Department Financial Aid Scholarships based on talent and available finances
Other Financial Aid see

Student Company Ballet Ensemble