Miami Dade College

Kendall Campus


The MDC Kendall Campus Dance program is a two-year dance curriculum that prepares students to transfer into a four-year institute. Participants develop technical, and academics skills needed for a successful dance career. Students participate in the rigor of formal dance training with a flexible curriculum that culminates in an Associate of Arts Degree (A.A.).

A highly qualified faculty guide students through a wide range of dance forms and concepts that include Contemporary Ballet, Traditional and Contemporary Modern dance, Hip-hop, Dances of the African Diaspora, Dance Composition, Intermedia, Dance History and Arts Administration. Dance training is reinforced through performance studies, somatic body work, dance making, workshops, master classes, and lecture presentations.  Participants in the program have an opportunity to work with professional choreographers, dance companies, and other arts organizations that augment skills, enhance development, and engage fundamental working knowledge of dance. 

Affiliated Institutions:

  • Barry University
  • Duke University
  • Florida State University
  • Hofstra University
  • Iowa State University
  • Jacksonville University
  • New World School of the Arts
  • Nova Southeastern University
  • University of South Florida
  • University of Florida
  • University of Massachusetts
  • University of South Florida
  • University of the Arts
  • University of Wisconsin (Madison)


Jubilation Dance Ensemble

Jubilation Dance Ensemble (JBE) is a pre-professional college dance company that performs various genres of dance such as Contemporary Modern, Ballet, Hip-hop, West African, Afro-Cuban and other African Diasporic dance forms. Participates train in diverse styles of dance, present and engage in master classes, workshops, lectures, and panel discussions. Company members collaborate, produce, direct, and explore dance from an experiential, performative, administrative, and theoretical perspective. The company takes part in dance festivals, conferences, and various academic events throughout the country. Audition is required

For more information about MDC Kendall Dance Program and/or Jubilation Dance Ensemble please contact, Michelle Grant-Murray, Coordinator of Dance, or 305-237-2638.

Dance Career and Related Fields

  • Exercise Physiology 
  • Choreographer
  • Performer
  • Arts Administrator
  • Dance Educator
  • Physical Therapy
  • Costume Designer
  • Dance Photographer
  • Dance Ethnographer
  • Somatic Instructor
  • Massage Therapist