The University of Akron Dance Program

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The University of Akron is accredited by the
National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD). 


Explore What's New in UA Dance


National Center for Choreography to launch at The University of Akron - only the second in the nation!

Expanding student training with the world's best choreographers 

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UA Dance Program Visit - DANCE DAY!

Over 70 students attended in Spring 2015 to explore
our nationally recognized dance program 

Explore Dance Day 

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UADC 2015 Spring Dance Concert at E.J. Thomas Hall

Featured "Youth with Caution" by Alex Munz | The SAFE Project

Explore the UADC Event Page

International guest artist brings innovative dance pedagogy to UA students and the UADC stage

Read about UA Dance Residencies

Explore the UADC 2015 Spring Event Page

Dance Program's Touring Ensemble took to Akron schools original dance production

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UA Dance Program Performances


School of Dance, Theatre,
and Arts Administration 
Current Performance Season

The University of Akron Dance Program

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Dance Alumni Features


Started at UA, Starred on Broadway!

More UA Dance Alumni 


Faculty and Students Features


Eight-Year Radio City Rockette, 
Melissa Edington

University of Akron - Dance Theatre Arts Administration - Melissa Edington

Help us welcome Melissa Edington to the UA Dance Faculty! Also, she is an alumnus of the UA Dance Program. 

Dance Alumni Stories

More Dance Faculty

Dance Student's Work Selected
for MLK Celebration

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Leah Anthony was selected to present her original dance piece Against Madness at MLK Activities Fair.