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Department of Dance

The Department of Dance at UWM is committed to the development of skillful and vibrant dance artists and educators in their pursuit of a comprehensive education built upon diverse dance practices, research and community engagement. Our department supports a thriving local and regional presence, while it opens avenues and opportunities for national and global perspectives.

We offer undergraduate and graduate programs that emphasize artistic individuality and the development of professional skills required for successful careers in dance performance, choreography and education. Our innovative curriculum integrates multiple dance disciplines and somatic practices, creating a learning environment that prioritizes a balance of body and mind knowledge with informed, creative expression.

Areas of Study

BFA - Performance & Choreography: Contemporary, Choreography/Africa & the Diaspora, Musical Theatre
Minor - Somatics
Teacher Certification - Post Baccalaureate - Admissions to the EC-A have been temporarily suspended, effective with the 2014 spring semester.
MFA - Performing Arts

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