Welcome to the
UW Dance

The Dance Program at the University of Washington, housed in Meany Hall for the Performing Arts, offers a dance major, dance minor and a highly competitive and innovative M.F.A. program. The undergraduate program serves up to 40 dance majors, 90 minors, seven graduate students, and over 1,000 non-major students who enroll in dance courses each quarter.
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The College of Arts & Sciences is offering a new program of study in  Musical Theater culminating in a Bachelor of Arts with a major in  Individualized Studies. Through a collaborative and unique...
Robert Moses, one of America's leading choreographers, has collaborated with University of Washington students and alumni to create a new dance piece called "Draft".
Filmmaker, UW MFA alum and UW Dance Instructor, Jeff Curtis’s film “Transit” is featured in The Journal of Short Film, volume 29.The Journal of Short Film (THE JSF) is a not for...

Upcoming Performances

Wilson Mendieta dancing in To Have and To Hold.  Photo by Steve Korn
Meany Hall for the Performing Arts // Oct 9 to Oct 12
Featuring professional dancers of the highest caliber who are now pursuing MFA degrees, the Chamber Dance Company presents rarely seen modern dance works of historic and artistic significance from... Learn more»
Meany Hall for the Performing Arts // Jan 23 to Jan 25
Showcasing original choreography by our nationally and internationally recognized faculty, this popular concert features advanced dance students, faculty and guest artists. With an array of... Learn more»
Meany Studio Theatre // Mar 4 to Mar 8
Experience Contemporary Dance from a fresh and youthful perspective! Enjoy the exuberance as UW Dance Majors express their creative voices through every aspect of dance–from choreography to... Learn more»