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Performing Arts

Dance

Dance Classes

The Department of Performing Arts offers classes in jazz, ballet, modern and tap.

Students receive one hour of academic credit per semester. An applied dance fee is assessed.

Dance 1300 - Tap - 12:30-1:45 p.m. Thursday
Dance 1400 - Jazz - 12:30-1:45 p.m. Tuesday
Dance 1500 - Modern - 9:30-10:45 a.m. Thursday
Dance 1600 - Ballet - 9:30-10:45 a.m. Tuesday

Students stretch in front of mirror in dance studio

University Dance Company

Director: Cheryl Hosler | Class: Dance 3300 | Audition required

The University Dance Company is designed to offer students the opportunity to learn and perform choreography at an intermediate to advanced level. The Company's members meet twice a week, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:00-12:15, and perform an annual recital each spring. Auditions are held twice a year - at the beginning of the fall semester and during the spring semester.

Dancers perform on stage with stained glass projection in backgroun

Tiger Band Color Guard

Director: Terry Kent | Audition required

The Tiger Guard is full members of the Clemson University Tiger Band and perform whenever and wherever the full band performs. As a member, you will perform live for over 750,000 each year and be seen by over 25 million more during nationally televised events.

All members are expected to attend practice with Tiger Band on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday of each week from 3:45-6 p.m. Each member must also be available for a weekly sectional practice with their instructor. The Colorguard meets on Mondays 7-9 p.m.

Members of Tiger guard perform with flags on football field

Tiger Band Dancers

Director: Lindsey Rhodes | Audition required

The Tiger Dancers are members of Clemson University’s Tiger Band and perform anytime the full-band performs. This includes: pep rallies, parades, pre-game and half-time at all home games, half-time at 1-3 away games during the season, First Friday Parade, Tigerama, bowl game, and other exhibitions. The Tiger Dancers are an exciting part of all full-band performances. Members of the group receive 2 credit hours during their fall semester!

 

Tiger dancers pose in front of football field

Tiger Band Twirlers

Director: Lindsey Rhodes | Audition required

The Tiger Twirlers are members of Clemson University’s Tiger Band and perform anytime the full-band performs. This includes: pep rallies, parades, pre-game and half-time at all home games, half-time at 1-3 away games during the season, First Friday Parade, Tigerama, bowl game, and other exhibitions. The Tiger Twirlers are an exciting part of all full-band performances. Members of each group receive two credit hours during their fall semester!

Member of tiger twirlers performs in outdoor amphitheater