The University of Akron Dance Program

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The Akron Experience

Erica Piper, dance program graduating senior, discovered what she loved at UA

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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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Touring Ensemble 2015  perform in Akron schools original dance production

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UADC Spring Dance Concert 2015 features international guest choreographer

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

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Student Spotlight

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.


Cydney Spohn presents research
at international conference

In June 2015, Associate Professor of Dance Cydney Spohn presented her research at the 2015 CORPS de Ballet International conference.

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Eight-Year Radio City Rockette
joins UA Dance Faculty

University of Akron - Dance Theatre Arts Administration - Melissa Edington

Alumni of the UA Dance Program and eight-year Radio City RocketteMelissa Edington joins the UA Dance Faculty!

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Started at Akron, Starred on Broadway

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