January 1st, 2017: Introducing TCDance 2016-2017

We hope everyone has had a great winter break so far. Here’s to a new year and a new team with so many talented dancers! We are super stoked for our annual show in March and can’t wait to show you guys what we’ve been working on. Stay tuned for more updates 🙂


September 11th, 2016: Newbie Social

A huge thank you to those who came to our newbie social earlier today at CarGar! We’re very excited to have you guys on the team and get pumped for our first practice next week 😀


August 25th, 2016: Auditions for 2016-2017 Team

We’re holding our auditions next Wednesday, August 31st, and Thursday, September 1st, at VKC 252 from 8pm to 10pm.

Please RSVP to us at for ONE session only.

Auditions are open to EVERYONE and NO experience is necessary! Grab a friend, come get to know us and have a good time dancing😀

You can follow our event on Facebook here for more information and updates.


August 22nd, 2016: Welcome Back!

Hello everyone :)

We hope you all had a great summer and are getting ready for the new school year. Here are a few event updates for our first few weeks at school:

  • APASS Student Wecome: 3.30-5pm | Sunday, August 21 2016 | VKC Courtyard
  • USC Campus Involvement Fair: 11am-2pm | Thursday, August 25, 2016 | Trousdale Parkway
  • Auditions: 8-10pm | Wednesday, August 31 & Thursday, September 1, 2016 | Location TBD

We had a lot of fun tabling at the APASS Involvement Fair. Come talk to us, find out more about what we do and sign up for more information regarding auditions and our Annual Spring Showcase!


June 15th, 2016: Interwoven Show Videos

Hello hello 😀,

We hope everyone has had a great summer so far. For those who couldn’t make it to the show or simply want to watch it again, our show videos are up on YouTube!!! Special thanks to our awesome videographer Alex Bratsos and her assistant Ihila Lesnikova. Please sit back and enjoy our 11th annual showcase, Interwoven.


March 17th, 2016: Promo Video

With a little more than a week until the big show, we are very excited to present our promo video for our 11th annual showcase, Interwoven 2016!

Special thanks to our videographer, Alex Bratsos, and her assistant, Ihila Lesnikova.

March 5th, 2016: Show Updates

Hello again 😀

We’re very excited to be working towards the show and putting on a great performance for you guys. We just had our preview last week and run-through today. Here’s a little sneak peak at our opening dance, “Springtime,” this year.


Stay tuned for more updates and we hope to see you at Bovard Auditorium at 8:00 PM on March 26th, 2016. We hope you will enjoy “Interwoven” as much as we do putting it together!

You can like us on Facebook here for more exclusive updates and join our official event page at



January 22, 2016: Introducing TCD 2015-2016

Hello hello :D,

We hope everyone had a good winter break and is enjoying the first few weeks of school before all the midterm madness kicks in. Here’s to a great new year, and to a great new team! We can’t wait to perform for you guys at our annual show titled Interwoven on March 26th 2016 at Bovard Auditorium.

Stay tuned for more updates!


August 27, 2015: Auditions for 2015-2016 Team

We’re holding our auditions next Tuesday and Wednesday, August 1 and 2, at KAP 156 from 7pm to 9pm.

Please RSVP to us at for ONE session only.

Auditions are open to EVERYONE and NO experience is necessary! Grab a friend, come get to know us and have a good time dancing 😀


August 23, 2015: Welcome back!

Hello hello 🙂

We hope you all had a great summer and are getting ready for the new school year. Here are a few event updates for our first few weeks at school:

  • APA Student Wecome: 3.30-5pm | Sunday, August 23 2015 | USC Alumni Park
  • USC Campus Involvement Fair: 11am-2pm | Wednesday, August 26, 2015 | Trousdale Parkway
  • Auditions: 7-9pm | Tuesday, September 1 & Wednesday, September 2, 2015 | Location TBD

We will be performing at the APA Student Welcome (August 23) and will be passing out flyers for our auditions for the 2015-2016 team. Stay tuned for more information about our auditions!

April 12, 2015: Zumba Day!

Big shout out to our awesome teacher, Ying, this weekend for coming to early Saturday practice to teach us some amazing Zumba moves! We all had such a fun time! And thank you, Amanda, for organizing this great event. Keep up with us at our upcoming performances around campus!  11060867_10152776445087546_3684856959117317349_nThe team is looking forward to our spring retreat next weekend!

March 7, 2015: A timeless wonder indeed!


A huge thank you to everyone who came out to “A Timeless Wonder” (special shoutout to our alumni; you guys are the best!!!). We hope you enjoyed the show, and we’ll see you next year! In the meantime, be on the lookout for TCDancers coming your way at future events on and off campus, including these two below:

4/9 ISA’s Globefest @ McCarthy Quad
4/30 Chamber Ballet Showcase @ Bovard Auditorium

Feburary 17, 2015: Announcing USC TCDance’s annual showcase!

2015 TCD Show Polydot Design Front

IT’S OFFICIAL FOLKS! USC Traditional Chinese Dance Presents: A Timeless Wonder, our annual showcase for 2015. This will mark TCD’s tenth year anniversary as an organization on campus. So make sure you celebrate a decade of dance with us and come check us out on March 6; doors open 7:30PM at Bovard Auditorium. Entry is FREE!

More event details here!

January 30, 2015: #Tbt

Happy Thursday! TCD is throwing it back to last semester when newbies got to eat a ton of ice cream and found out who their bigs were at practice. Brain freeze was definitely an understatement!!

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Look at all these happy faces. 🙂

TCD 2014-2015


This is long overdue, but may we present TCD for the year of 2014-2015. Let us ring in the new year with you! Here’s a sneak peek of our awesome members at our recent photo shoot. Be sure to look for them on stage during our spring showcase (March 6!). More information will be posted soon. Hope to see you there!

May 7th, 2014

We can’t believe 2013-14 is already over! This year has been another amazing year for our team and we are so proud of what we have accomplished this year. Here’s to our fantastically successful Part of Our World 2014 showcase and performances. We can’t wait for what next year will bring us!

TCD 2014 Banquet

TCD 2014 Seniors
Congratulations to all of our amazing graduating seniors. The last 4 years of TCD would not have been the same without you all and you will always have a place in the TCD family. We will miss you all dearly and we wish you the best in your future endeavors! 

February 27th, 2014

GET EXCITED! We are only ONE DAY away from our 8th annual showcase Part of Our World 2014!

Our dancers are incredibly excited to present this show that we have been working very hard on for the past few months and we cannot wait to see you at Bovard Auditorium tomorrow night at 8 PM.

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February 19th, 2014

With only 9 days until the big show, we are excited to present our promo video for our 8th annual showcase Part of Our World 2014!

Special thanks to our videographer Avery Xie!

February 14th, 2014

Our 8th annual showcase Part of Our World 2014 is only 15 short days away! Our dancers are working incredibly hard and we promise that it is going to be a spectacular affair!

RSVP now at the Part of Our World 2014 Facebook Event.

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January 20th, 2014

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This year, USC TCDance presents “Part of Our World” featuring the production of The Little Mermaid as well as our incredibly talented guest performers, Wushu Nation and Kazan Taiko.

Join us for this spectacular show in Bovard Auditorium on Friday, February 28th. Doors open at 7:30 PM, admission is free.

December 8th, 2013

USC TCDance Holiday Party 2013

Happy holidays from our family to yours!

November 24th, 2014

USC TCD Photoshoot 2013-14

Our team had a fabulous photoshoot in the Expo Park Rose Garden today! View the full album here for more great photos of our family.

November 8th, 2013

danSCollaborative Performance

Today, many of our new members had their first taste of performing at USC’s danSCollaborative showcase. They performed wonderfully and cannot wait until the next performance!

November 7th, 2013

USC TCDance will be having a boba fundraiser this coming Thursday (11:30 AM – 3 PM) on Trousdale to raise funds for our annual showcase!

Come out to support our non-profit annual showcase by treating yourself to some refreshing boba milk tea from Ozero and hanging out with some awesome dancers!

October 31st, 2013

Happy happy Halloween from USC TCDxWushuxTaiko! We LOVED partying it up with these amazing performance orgs tonight!

October 26th, 2013

Another great TCDxWushu bonding event at our Little Mermaid Viewing party hosted by USC Wushu Nation!

October 14th, 2013

We had a great weekend filled with sun, fun and incredible weather for our Fall retreat. Truly a wonderful weekend full of amazing TCD family bonding!

October 11, 2013

We had a great time teaching a Traditional Chinese Dance Master Class at Pilgrim School yesterday! The students were awesome and did a great job with the Dai piece we taught them that they will be performing at school today. Can’t wait to work with these amazing students again!

October 4th, 2013

Character Auditions are in full swing and so much fun with our great auditionees!

October 3rd, 2013

This has been a very long week of individual dance auditions for our annual showcase, but we are ending it with a bang with our open Character Auditions tomorrow!

View full details at the Facebook event

USC TCDance, winner of the USC APASA Best Culture Show 2012-13, is holding OPEN AUDITIONS for characters for our upcoming annual showcase drama, The Little Mermaid!

Characters will be featured in the second half of our show at Bovard Auditorium (February 28th).

The following character slots are open for auditions:
– Prince Eric
– Princess Ariel
– King Triton
– Ursula
– Eels (2)

Auditions will be segmented according to character roles:
Prince Eric & Princess Ariel: 5-6 PM
King Triton, Ursula & Eels: 6-7 PM

Auditionees will be taught a short routine by TCD choreographers to perform at the end of the audition.

Auditions will be held in KAP 144 this Friday, 10/4 from 5 – 7 PM.

Please note that characters will be expected to attend weekly practices 1 hr/wk starting in November, 2-3 hr/wk in Spring Semester.

There is no dance experience necessary- just passion, a willingness to learn, and a commitment to give the role your all!

Dress comfortably & be ready to dance!

September 20th, 2013

Another great Saturday morning practice with Bigs & Littles reveal and our showcase dance preview- and this incredible year is just getting started!!

September 19th, 2013

We had a blast eating dinner and singing karaoke in Little Tokyo with USC Wushu Nation tonight. We absolutely love TCDxWushu bonding!

September 14th, 2013

Today was our first practice of 2013-14 with our new members! We had a great time dancing with our entire team again.


September 8th, 2013

Today we volunteered with the Nautica Malibu Triathlon 2013 from 4 AM – 8 AM. It was a wonderful experience greeting and checking in all the hardworking, inspiring athletes before the sun came up and then cheering them on during their intense 1.5K SWIM, 40K BIKE, 10K RUN along the coast.

What an great way to start off a Sunday morning!


September 7th, 2013

Today we had our Welcome Newbie Social! We had a great time getting to know our new members better and reuniting with our returning members. With such a fantastic new group of dancers, our team has the potential to put on even more amazing performances this year!


September 5th, 2013

A BIG thank you to everyone who came out and auditioned with us this week. It was one of our largest group of auditionees to date and we are ECSTATIC to extend an invitation to 15 new members! It’s going to be a great year!

Also, we will be performing at CASA’s 1st General Meeting TONIGHT, 7 – 8:30 PM @ THH 101. Come out and check us out! (:

Auditions 8/29

August 30th, 2013

We had a great turn out for our first round of auditions last night! If you missed these auditions, don’t worry– we are holding our second round of auditions Tuesday, September 3rd, 7 to 9 PM, @ KAP 156!

Auditions 2013-14

August 29, 2013

We are holding our first round of auditions for our 2013-14 team TONIGHT from 7 to 9 PM @ KAP 156! Be sure to dress comfortably and be ready to dance!


August 25th, 2013

Today we kicked off the new Fall semester with a performance at the APASS Student Welcome Fair! We performed 3 dances: Blooming, White Peony and Winter Is Here.

If you missed us today, catch us again at the Involvement Fair on Wednesday. We will be holding auditions this coming Thursday (8/29) and next Tuesday (9/3).


August 20th, 2013

We are starting off our 2013-14 year at the following events:

We will be performing at the APA Student Welcome (8/25) and will be passing out flyers for our auditions for our 2013-14 team!

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  1. Greetings! Would your group be interested in coming out to Las Vegas and performing at our 3rd Annual Chinese New Year in the Desert/Las Vegas Spring Festival on Feb 7th – 9th, 2014?! We would love for you all to join us any of the nights. Please reach out to me if you are interested! Looking forward in hearing from you!

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