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Opening Doors: Celebrating 50 Years of Dance at the UW

October 16, 2015 to October 20, 2015
Locations Throughout Seattle
Dance Faculty Concert 2014, Chor: Salk
Dance Faculty Concert 2014, Chor: Salk

Get ready for a spectacular week of performances, master classes, discussions, films and more!
Join us in celebrating the 50th anniversary of University of Washington’s Dance Program and the 25th anniversary of Chamber Dance Company.
A range of exciting events with celebrated alumni, past and present faculty and students will occur throughout the city, including Chamber Dance Company’s annual concert at Meany Hall and alumni performances at Velocity Dance Center. The celebration will also include panel discussions, dance films and master classes; most are open to the public and many are free.
Let’s celebrate and acknowledge the enormous and prominent role our alumnus play in the arts in Seattle and around the globe!

Register now! For a complete event schedule and catalog, click on the .pdf below.

UW Dance alumni and press can register now! Registration opens on September 15 for everyone else.  Register here:

Opening Doors: Celebrating 50 Years of Dance at UW" is made possible by generous donations from Glenn Kawasaki, and the Floyd and Delores Jones Endowed Chair for the Arts.

Not enough alum action for you? Then don't miss Karin Stevens Dance at Velocity Dance Center, October 23-24, featuring works by Karin, Penny Hutchinson and Jürg Koch and performances by UW grads.


50th Celebration Press Release (PDF)

Complete list of events (PDF)