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National Center for Choreography to launch at UA

The University of Akron and DANCECleveland announced today that they will launch a new center for choreography — only the second in the nation — where the country’s finest dance professionals will create new work.

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation will provide $5 million to support the center, under an agreement being finalized.

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Next season coming soon!

Our next season will be announced early August 2015. In the meantime, explore our past performances and degree programs! 

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Degree programs


The B.A. curricula in dance and theatre arts focus on technique and creative exploration within a broad liberal arts context.

The B.F.A. degree in dance prepares talented students for professional careers in dance performance and choreography. 

Dance Program 

Theatre Arts Program


The master's program in arts administration welcomes students from a variety of professional and artistic fields.

Leading to a M.A. degree in theatre arts with an option in arts administration, our program is one of about 25 across the United States with a curriculum designed to prepare students for diverse careers in the business of non-profit arts.

Arts Administration Program

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