Recent News

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 cross-departmental  partnership with the School of Drama, the School of Music and the Dance Program, this course of study  offers a dynamic range of coursework and practical... Full story
Students with Robert Moses
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 profit, peer reviewed quarterly DVD publication that is devoted to the distribution of the underrepresented medium of short film. It is published by the Ohio State University Film Studies Program and is modeled on the literary journal, complete with an editorial board made up of well-known and respected filmmakers. The film... Full story
Jennifer Salk and Students
Professor Jürg Koch is globetrotting this week to the UK to teach a series of integrated master classes and workshops for Ballet Cymru in Newport, Wales. He’ll be there two days and then he takes off to teach for Gloucester Dance for three days. See you back in the UW studios April 21, Jurg! Later this month, Salk returns to the Mimar Sinan Conservatory in Istanbul, Turkey to create a new dance on the students she taught two years ago, all of whom are now seniors. She will spend an intensive week teaching... Full story
Shannon Narasimhan
During her years as a UW dance major, Shannon Narasimhan spent many hours performing on stage. But when she toured with the acclaimed play War Horse last year, her role was behind the curtain. Narasimhan, who specializes in physical therapy for performers, tended to the aches and injuries of the production’s cast and crew.