The University of Akron Dance Program


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The University of Akron Dance Program hosts High School Student Experience in Guzzetta Hall

Dance Day is an engaging and free event for high school students who are interested in a career in dance and learning about dance at the collegiate level. Teachers and advisors are also welcome.

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Stories Shared by Our UA Dance Students

Our dance students feel at home in Akron and enjoy everything our dance program has to offer. Listen to Rebekah Gray's story, and learn more from our Dance Student Focuses!

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Make Your Move

What is it about the University of Akron Dance Program that students are excited to be a part of? Whether it's the diverse classes, astounding professional dance companies and choreographers, or excellent faculty, see what makes them move!

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

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 premiers at E.J. Thomas Hall

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


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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Alumni


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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