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.
Mission Statement »


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...
“I’m kind of a crazy person,” says Paul Matthew Moore cheerfully. “I love random things that come by.” His enthusiasm and energy are great, his taste in music composition eclectic,...
My name is Colton Sullivan. I am a drama major and I recently acted in Sweet Charity  – the inaugural production of the UW Musical Theater Program. I played the roles of Monte the Cop,...

Upcoming Performances

Dance Faculty Concert 2015
Meany Hall for the Performing Arts // Jan 23 to Jan 25
Kicking off our 50th year celebration, this concert includes choreography by UW Dance Faculty, as well as guest and alum Holley Farmer, a Broadway and Merce Cunningham veteran, and revered... Learn more»
 Mike O'Neal, Jr.'s "Reflection" Dance Majors 2014
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»
Megan Brunsvold's "she and him", MFA Concert 2014
Meany Studio Theatre // May 13 to May 17
Treat yourself to a performance of original choreography created by our world-class MFA candidates.  Working with highly trained dance students, they demonstrate their professional expertise... Learn more»


Jan 23
Meany Hall for the Performing Arts // Tickets: 206-543-4880 // Jan 23 to Jan 25
Mar 04
Meany Studio Theatre // Tickets: On Sale Friday, February 13 at 206-543-4880 // Mar 4 to Mar 8
May 13
Meany Studio Theatre // Tickets: 206-543-4880 // May 13 to May 17