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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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I caught up with Bessie Award-winning dancer, choreographer, and teacher Holley Farmer just outside UW’s campus, where the UW MFA alumna will soon premiere her solo, run down, a...
Beginning Winter 2015, the Dance Program has new requirements in place for all newly declared majors.  These changes reflect our increased commitment to diversity of dance idioms and styles, as well...
Danya Hanson, a choreographer, filmmaker and multidisciplinary artist based in Seattle has been awarded the inaugural bst residency by UW Dance. A 2012 recipient of Artist Trust’s Arts...

Upcoming Performances

From MFA Concert 2014 - Bruce McCormick's Danse Macabre
Meany Studio Theatre // May 13 to May 17
Treat yourself to inventive and vibrant new work by our world-class MFA candidates! Working with highly trained dance students, they demonstrate their professional expertise inventing movement that... Learn more»
Meany Hall for the Performing Arts // Oct 15 to Oct 18
Celebrating both the 25th anniversary of the CDC and one hundred years of modern dance, the CDC is presenting A Century of Modern Dance, a reflective view of the arc and rapid rise of this... Learn more»


May 13
Meany Studio Theatre // Tickets: 206-543-4880 // May 13 to May 17