Success Stories

Transfer Students

Dancers training at Collin College have successfully transferred into prestigious dance programs throughout Texas and beyond.

Columbia College Chicago
The Ohio State University
The University of Oklahoma
Point Park University
Illinois State University
Southern Methodist University
Sam Houston State University
The University of North Texas
Texas Christian University
The University of Texas at Austin
The University of Texas at Dallas
The University of Texas at Arlington
Texas State University
Texas Woman's University
The University of Central Oklahoma

Beyond the University 

We have alumni that continue to do great things beyond earning a bachelor's degree. We have former Collin College Dancers that are dancing professionally, starting their own dance companies, teaching in high schools and universities and much more. 

Nicholas Kao
Former Collin College dance student Nicholas Kao is currently working at Gibney, a non-profit dance organization in New York City committed to equity and inclusion. Since leaving the college, Kao has worked with artists such as Rennie Harris, Manuel Vignoulle and Abby Zbikowski. Most recently, Kao performed with the modern dance company H.T. Chen & Dancers for two seasons. Learn more...

Melissa (Nagel) Degroat
Artistic Director for Epiphany Dance Arts

Emmy Moon
Collin College graduate Emmy Moon is currently the artistic director of Iluminar Aerial, a professional aerial dance and circus arts company based in Colorado specializing in performance and education. Learn more...

Philip Elson
Performer with The Seldoms

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