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The Akron Experience
Erica Piper, dance program graduating senior, discovered what she loved at UA
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
UADC Spring Dance Concert 2015 features international guest choreographer
Featured "Youth with Caution" by Alex Munz | The SAFE Project
Dance Student's work selected for MLK celebration
Leah Anthony was selected to present her original dance piece Against Madness at MLK Activities Fair.
Student & Alumni Support Community
Our UA dance students and alumni will perform with local celebrities to raise funds for Akron Children's Hospital at Dancing for the Kids on Friday, October 16, 2015. Help us continue our support of Akron area children by attending this wonderfully entertaining event!
Performers from UA Dance Program: Dry’ma Johnson, Angela Mira, Olivia Patton, Kayleigh Pietrone, Melissa Paydo, Mary Moore, Allison Urban, and Erica Piper.
UA Dance Program Performances
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.
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.
Eight-Year Radio City Rockette joins UA Dance Faculty
Alumni of the UA Dance Program and eight-year Radio City Rockette, Melissa Edington joins the UA Dance Faculty!
Started at Akron, Starred on Broadway
Enjoy this short video featuring a Tony Award Winning alumnus, then explore more featured UA Dance Program alumni.