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A pink flyer for Restorative Sketching Workshop
April 4, 2019 - 5:08pm
The Dance Student Association (DSA), and the Arts Diversity Council (ADC), two student-led organizations affiliated with the Department of Dance, have come back to school prepared with many exciting events in the Spring Quarter. The DSA hosts a myriad of dance related events throughout the year and raises funds for student scholarships. The ADC is a cross disciplinary student-council that provides... Read more
Douglas Dunn jumping high infront of tree trunks
March 19, 2019 - 5:02pm
The Spring Quarter will start off packed with exciting events for the UW Department of Dance as it takes part in the international celebration of Merce Cunningham’s Centennial. In collaboration with the Merce Cunningham Trust, the dance departments of Cornish College of the Arts and the University of Washington will host a two-... Read more
bst Resident, sitting at a table outside smiles at the camera
March 19, 2019 - 3:29pm
Last winter, the Department of Dance hosted two dance artists, Ella Mahler and Erica Badgeley through the bst Residency. This Spring, the bst Residency is supporting two additional artists: Angel ‘Moonyeka’ Langley and Jessica Jobaris. bst is a residency offered by the UW Department of Dance designed to support local dance artist by offering the gift of space and time in our coveted spacious studios when formal classes are not in session. bst offers the opportunity to experiment, make mistakes... Read more
photo of Colege and Arts & Sciences article, "Cool Courses in the Arts"
February 12, 2019 - 2:11pm
The College of Arts & Sciences has highlighted select courses in the Arts that will be offered in the spring quarter. Students looking for courses to take should consider these recommendations. ( See Here: Cool Courses in the Arts, Spring Quarter 2019) Highlighted courses may help... Read more
Brian J. Evans
February 10, 2019 - 5:56pm
One of our first year MFA candidates, Brian J. Evans stars in a stunning video and article entitled, "Dance to Freedom," by his alma mater, Gustavus Adolphus College.  "I was asked to be a part of the Make It Count campaign to show another perspective to prospective students and parent(s)/guardian(s) of how Gustavus Adolphus College helped me to cultivate the frameworks needed to make an impact anywhere I have the privilege of being."    View the video and article here: ... Read more
Delostrinos with her leg lifted high behind her
January 11, 2019 - 11:14am
Cheryl Delostrinos (BA, Dance, 2013) was in this month's publication of the UW College of Arts & Sciences Perspectives Newsletter. Read the article here: Destined to Dance
photo of studio in meany hall
December 6, 2018 - 6:59pm
The UW Department of Dance is excited to announce its recipients for the bst Residency. This is the first time the department has selected both winter and spring residents at once.  Winter Residency Recipients: Ella Mahler and Erica Badgeley.  Spring Residency Recipients: Jessica Jobaris and Angel 'Moonyeka' Langley.  About bst: ... Read more
Dance Crush
December 3, 2018 - 3:33pm
The 2018 DanceCrush Awards have been announced, honoring six local dance artists for performance and choreography.  This year's award recipients include two UW alumni, Fausto Rivera & Cheryl Delostrinos for their choreography and performance of Tequila con Miel y Limón  as well as department faculty member, Dani Tirrell for Dani's choreography and performance of Black Bois.  About DanceCrush:DanceCrush is SeattleDance's program designed to recognize and support achievements in... Read more
Photo of Brian Brook's work, Division.
October 25, 2018 - 5:14pm
Mellon Creative Artist Fellowship through University of Washington's Meany Center for the Performing Arts and Department of Dance, and Floyd and Delores Jones Endowment brings choreographer, Brian Brooks to Department of Dance.  The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation awarded the University of Washington a three and a half year, $750,000 grant to pilot a Creative Fellowships Initiative that explores the nature of creative... Read more
Cakpo dancing on stage
October 19, 2018 - 2:12pm
Kawasaki gift enters its second year of impact, welcoming award-winning West African director and choreographer to the UW Thanks to a generous gift from Glenn Kawasaki, the Department of Dance is hosting a guest artist for the 2019-2019 school year- West African dancer, choreographer, and musician Etienne Cakpo. Cakpo is the second guest artist supported by the Kawasaki's forward-thinking gift aimed at exposing undergraduate dancers to top-tier local and international dance artists. Kawasaki... Read more

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