The University of Akron Dance Program

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High School Student Experience for Dance - March 11, 2016

FREE event - prospective students and educators welcome

Pursue your dance training and education with us at The University of Akron Dance Program on Friday, March 11. For more information, please visit Dance Day's event page and register to attend!

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Neos Dance Theatre to Engage Students Across All Disciplines

Wesner can now call E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall his dance company’s headquarters, thanks to an agreement with The University of Akron and Neos Dance Theatre as part of the University’s ongoing search for adventure and positive collaboration.

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Neos Dance Theatre at The University of Akron

The Akron (Dance) 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

The University of Akron and DANCECleveland announced 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 center will be located on the UA campus.

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UADC features guest choreographers, Performances at E.J. Thomas Hall

The UADC (University of Akron Dance Company) Dance Concert featured new choreographic work "Youth with Caution" by Alex Munz in Spring 2015. 

In Spring 2016, UADC will feature guest choreographer Kora Radella! More information coming soon.  

UA Dance Program Performances

The University of Akron Dance Program

Current Performance Season

Our UA Dance Program offers performances and student visitation days open to the public and campus community. Explore all the outstanding performances and events offered by the School of Dance, Theatre, and Arts Administration. 

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Started at Akron, Starred on Broadway

Enjoy this short video featuring a Tony Award Winning alumnus, then explore more featured UA Dance Program alumni. 

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Cydney Spohn presents research at international dance 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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