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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

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...
Kawasaki Gift Establishes Guest Artist Program in the UW Department of Dance zoe | juniper to be inaugural guest artists The Department of Dance in the University of Washington College of...
The moment Bruce McCormick was first moved to dance, the dancers hardly moved at all. “I remember just looking up and all the dancers all looked so tall and were smiling and I was completely in awe...

Upcoming Performances

Faculty Dance Concert 2018 - McMains (photo: Steve Korn)
Meany Studio Theatre // Jan 24 to Jan 28
The UW Department of Dance presents its annual Faculty Dance Concert, showcasing original work by nationally and internationally recognized faculty members Rachael Lincoln, Bruce McCormick and Dr.... Learn more»
Dance Majors Concert 2014
Meany Studio Theatre // Feb 28 to Mar 4
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MFA Dance Concert 2015, Jason Ohlberg, Chor. PHoto: Tim Summers
Meany Studio Theatre // May 16 to May 20
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Events

Jan 24
Meany Studio Theatre // Jan 24 to Jan 28
Feb 28
Meany Studio Theatre // Feb 28 to Mar 4
Mar 12
Meany Hall room M-102 // 1:30pm
May 16
Meany Studio Theatre // May 16 to May 20