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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Base: Experimental Arts + Space invites UW Department of Dance students (and those affiliated with the department) to audition for 12 Minutes Max @ Base:...
Improvisational Crossings: Social Dance as Interdisciplinary Intervention -- Join us on April 14–15, 2018 for a weekend of research presentations and workshops creating dynamic exchanges about and...
Article by Megan Stevenson in Seattle Dances: Rachael Lincoln, alongside San Diego-based collaborator Leslie Seiters, received a DanceCrush award for their piece an attic, an...

Upcoming Performances

MFA Dance Concert
Meany Studio Theatre // May 16 to May 20
Six MFA candidates in dance invite you to participate in the premiere of six conceptually and aesthetically diverse works. Drawing from jazz, performance art, improvisational practices and... Learn more»
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»