The community created in The School for Classical & Contemporary Dance at TCU is a close-knit one, grounded in the philosophy
of mentoring. Faculty mentor students; graduate students mentor
undergraduates; upperclassmen mentor new students and transfers. Creating
an atmosphere of support and creative problem solving is the priority
for both faculty and students.
Over 500 majors in sixteen fields of study comprise the College of Fine Arts. An education in the arts is valued at TCU. Students practice, perform, and create on campus in a stimulating environment and have a unique opportunity to experience dynamic professional art, music, theater and dance throughout the city.
TCU is a private, urban university situated in the heart of the city of Fort Worth. The university’s commitment to research and creative discovery combined with the goal to attain the highest academic achievement support the mission of The School for Classical & Contemporary Dance at TCU. A diverse student body in the college reflects the university’s vision of promoting global relationships and provides an integral part of the cultural experience at TCU for both majors and the general student body.
Fort Worth is the fifth-largest city in the state of Texas and the 19th-largest in the United States. With a population of 653,320 (2006 U.S, Census) Fort Worth is an exciting cultural and economic center. Known by its historic nickname — "Cowtown"— Fort Worth celebrates its colorful Western heritage and proudly boasts that Fort Worth is "Where the West begins." But a vibrant cultural community balances the cowboy spirit and three internationally recognized museums and a variety of unique performance venues mark the city’s commitment to highlighting world-class art, music, theatre and dance.