About the Aaron Tolson Institute of Dance

The Aaron Tolson Institute of Dance at Saint Anselm College serves as an avenue for the development of young dancers by offering opportunities such as dance intensives, workshops, and student performances with seasoned and prominent dance instructors.

Specialized training, workshops, and masterclasses led by renowned professionals offer unique opportunities to students and people in the local community. For more advanced dancers, festivals and regional dance competitions will be hosted by the Institute, which is housed within the college's Dana Center for the Performing Arts.

The Institute's annual multi-day dance intensives and tap competitions offer opportunities for the Dance Team to showcase their talents and possibly compete on a national stage while fostering camaraderie and excellence within the team. In addition to the Institute, Saint Anselm College offers undergraduate minor and major programs in dance in collaboration with the Fine Arts Department