Travel Packages

Want to take a dance class on another campus? Here are some class groupings suggested by the Five College Dance faculty.

Connections, choreography by Tatiana Desardouin, Passion Fruit Dance, Fall 2022, photo by Derek Fowles

Travel Packages Fall 2024

Here you will find curated blocks of courses to consider when traveling to another campus.
For a full list of dance courses, see the FCD homepage. 


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Amherst College


  • THDA 111 Language of Movement / Intro to improvisation & composition with new faculty at 2:00-3:50 PM
  • THDA 122H Beginning / Intermediate Hip Hop with Jeff Jean-Philippe at 4:00-5:20 PM


  • THDA 315 or 315H Advanced Contemporary Dance Technique with Jenna Riegel at 4:00-5:50 pm
  • THDA 218 Repertory with Jenna Riegel (by audition) at 6:00-8:00 PM plus Fridays 1:00-3:00 PM
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Hampshire College


  • HACU 100- level Desire Lines: Dancing with Place, Environment, and Community with Lailye Weidman at 10:30-11:50 AM
  • HACU-0239-1 Dance Production with Matthew Adelson at 1:00-3:50PM (Tuesday Only)
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Mount Holyoke College


  • DANCE 241AM-01 Scientific Foundations of Dance: Anatomy of Movement with Barbie Diewald at 10:00-11:15 AM
  • DANCE-151-01 Elementary Composition with Shakia Barron at 11:30-12:45 PM 
  • DANCE-222-01 Intermediate Ballet with visiting faculty at 1:45-3:00 PM
  • DANCE-142 Intro to West African Dance with Mustapha Braimah at 3:15-4:30 PM


  • DANCE-317-01 Advanced Modern Dance Technique with Barbie Diewald at 9:00-10:15 AM
  • DANCE-171XX-01 Studies in Dance History with Mustapha Braimah at 10:30-11:45 AM
  • DANCE-2xxo Dance, Performance, and Text with Michael Ofori at 10:30-11:45 AM
  • DANCE-234-01 House Dance with Shakia Barron at 1:45-3:00pm PM
  • DANCE-387-01 Rhythmic Analysis II: Performance with Peter Jones at 3:15-4:30 PM
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Smith College


  • DAN 171 Dance History: Political Bodies From the Stage to the Page with Lester Tome at 9:25-10:40 AM
  • DAN 146 Beginner Hip Hop with Danny Guzman at 10:50-12:05 PM
  • DAN 222 Intermediate Ballet with Kate Martel at 10:50-12:05 PM
  • DAN 377ci Contact Improvisation History and Practice with Chris Aiken at 1:30-2:55/1:10-2:35


  • DAN 215 Intermediate Contemporary Dance Technique with Angie Hauser at 10:50-12:15 PM
  • DAN 252 Intermediate Composition with Angie Hauser at 1:20-3:20 PM (with an added Lab, TBD)
  • DAN 141sw Swing with Caitlin Canty at 3:05-4:20 / 2:45-4:00 PM
  • DAN 210 Ballet Modern Hybrid with Caitlin Canty at 5:00-6:30 PM
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UMass Amherst


  • Dance History 1 with Anne Biddle at 12:20PM
  • Ballet 4 / Ballet 6 with Tom Vacanti at 2:30PM


  • Modern 2 with Duane Lee Holland at 10:00 AM
  • Composition 1 with Duane Lee Holland at 11:30 AM
  • Rhythmic Analysis with Jesse Olsen Bay, Jr. at 2:30 PM