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UA Dance Program & DANCECleveland

A Special Partnership

Since 2006, The University of Akron Dance Program and DANCECleveland have partnered to provide the Akron area with outstanding, professional dance. Each year this partnership brings a professional dance company or artist to the UA campus for a public performance at EJ Thomas and intensive masterclasses for UA dance students and invited guests. 

Aspen Sante Fe Ballet company members
with UA student (right).

Past UA Dance and DANCECleveland

2019 Fall - Parsons Dance Company

2019 Spring - GroundWorks Dance Theater

2018 - A.I.M 

2017 - KORESH Residence

2015 - Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal

2014 - Aspen Santa Fe Ballet 

2013 - Ballet X

2012 - Trey Mclntyre

2011 - MOMIX

2010 - Keigwin Company 

2009 - Paula Taylor Dance Company/Taylor ll

2008 - Doug Varone and Dancers

2007 - Alonzo King's Lines Ballet 

2006 - The Parsons Dance Company