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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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body – space – time Residency University of Washington Dance Program Call for proposals   For local independent dance artists and companies. Residency Dates: March 19 - 26 Submit application with...
Dancers from all over the country are returning to Seattle this month to celebrate the 50th anniversary of their alma mater, the University of Washington dance program. “We wanted to showcase the...
While it might not be exactly what one envisions when they think “dance party,” few bashes can compete with the University of Washington’s Opening Doors: 50 Years of Dance at the UW. The...

Upcoming Performances

Dance Faculty 2015, Incinerated, Wilson Mendieta, Chor.
Meany Studio Theatre // Jan 20 to Jan 24
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»
Dance Majors Concert 2015
Meany Studio Theatre // Mar 2 to Mar 6
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»
MFA Concert 2015
Meany Studio Theatre // May 18 to May 22
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»