Welcome to the
UW Dance

The Department of Dance 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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Watch Kyki Li move across a dance floor and you know you’re seeing something special. An international student from China, Kyki brings power, grace, and thoughtful reflection to her art—and all other...
DanceUs.org recently interviewed Professor Juliet McMains about her latest book, Spinning Mambo into Salsa: Caribbean Dance in Global Commerce, a history of salsa...
Kelly Canaday, Adviser and Program Manager for Dance, has been awarded the Distinguished Staff Award in the UW's Annual Awards of Excellence. This...

Upcoming Performances

Chamber Dance Company 2018 Concert
Meany Hall for the Performing Arts // Oct 11 to Oct 14
The Chamber Dance Company’s 2018 concert presents works that are so personal, tragic, spatial or physical that they defy verbal explanation—they are voiceless expressions that can only be understood... Learn more»