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UW Dance
Department

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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News

Improvisational Crossings: Social Dance as Interdisciplinary Intervention -- Join us on April 13–15, 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...
Alia Swersky and Michael O'Neal are b-s-t winter residency guests for Dec. 16-23, 2017. Leslie Kraus is the UW Alum Bridge Project recipient for Winter 2018. UW Alum Michael “Majinn” O’Neal is a...

Upcoming Performances

Dance Majors Concert
Meany Studio Theatre // Feb 28 to Mar 4
This concert features new works from seven undergraduate 
choreographers. Join us for an eclectic and honest exploration of how today’s youth experiences the world. These creators aim to challenge... Learn more»
Improvisational Crossings
Apr 13 to Apr 15
Join us for a weekend of research presentations and workshops creating dynamic exchanges about and through social dance practice, including bomba, hip hop, tango, salsa, Bollywood, and West African.... Learn more»
MFA Dance Concert 2015, Jason Ohlberg, Chor. PHoto: Tim Summers
Meany Studio Theatre // May 16 to May 20
This concert features the premiere of six vibrant and inventive works by our world-class MFA candidates. With a cast of UW dancers, the choreographers bring their vast professional experience and... Learn more»

Events

Feb 28
Meany Studio Theatre // Feb 28 to Mar 4
Mar 12
Meany Hall room M-102 // 1:30pm
Apr 13
University of Washington, Seattle Campus
May 16
Meany Studio Theatre // May 16 to May 20