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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Graduates from the UW Dance department pursue careers in arts leadership, non-profits, teaching, medicine, movement therapy, and more. Since many students double or even triple major, Dance alumni...
Spinning Mambo into Salsa: New Book by Award-winning author and UW Dance Faculty Member, Juliet McMains Pre-order now: http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_ss_i_1_25/184-2938074...
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...

Upcoming Performances

Joseph "jo" Blake in Sokolow's "Going"   Photo: Steve Korn
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»
Dance Faculty Concert 2014, Chor: Salk
Meany Hall for the Performing Arts // Oct 16 to Oct 20
Get ready for a spectacular week of performances, master classes, discussions, films and more! Join us in celebrating the 50th anniversary of University of Washington’s Dance Program and the 25th... Learn more»
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»