Fine and Performing Arts Dance

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Barton Dance Team

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Barton Community College Dance Program prides itself on being a Nationally Ranked Collegiate Dance Team. The team, coached by Dance Head Coach Amanda Schnoebelen, placed 5th in Division III this past April at the NDA National Collegiate Championship in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Barton Community College provides a wonderful opportunity for you to receive an education while continuing an education in dance technique and performance. Interested in learning more about joining the Barton Dance team? Check out our membership information!

Dance Curriculum Guides

The Dance curriculum is committed to the education of dancers by establishing a solid foundation of technical training coupled with artistic and aesthetic qualities and a rounded understanding of contemporary dance.

Barton is one of the only community colleges in the midwest offering an Associates of Arts Degree in dance. For a student who has the desire to enter a four year school as a dance major, this program provides the foundation needed to succeed.

Our resident student dance company is BDT (Barton Dance Theater). The company performs in the fall at the Wichita State University in the Kansas Dance Festival. In the spring BDT performs a dance concert at Barton. Throughout the academic year the BDT will have various additional opportunities to perform within the community.

Curriculum Guide

Associate in Art
Dance