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Three women in dance.

Experience dance and movement education

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InspireJam 2015 contestant breakdancing.

Explore diverse dance techniques and practices

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inspireDance 2015 step show.

Attend performances and participate in workshops

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Major & Minors

Pursue a new bachelor’s degree in dance or take courses in dance and movement studies.

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Study Abroad

Choose from opportunities to experience dance education around the world.

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Visiting Artists

We host guest artists and program-sponsored performances/workshops throughout the year.

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The event poster.

Feature Event

Leïla Ka/Pode Ser

September 14 and 15

Paris-based Leïla Ka/Pode Ser has its USA debut at the University of Rochester’s Sloan Performing Arts Center as part of the Rochester Fringe Festival.

Free Admission on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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UR Dance

At Rochester, you can explore dance and movement as art, spiritual practice, community building, as well as personal and interpersonal development. We offer something for everyone, from experienced dancers who want to increase their knowledge to new practitioners who want to take a class for fun or exercise.

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4clusters in dance

Our dance clusters satisfy the divisional requirement in the humanities.

Action Circles

The Program of Dance and Movement meets monthly to discuss issues of concern and ways to further the diversity, access and inclusivity of our community, and to embody these ideals together. These meetings are open to our program students, faculty, and staff.

Students sitting in a circle on the floor.

A dancer on stage.Theory andPractice
Dancers on stage.Techniques andMethods
A view of 3 dancers from above.Personal andInterpersonal

Want more information about the Program of Dance and Movement? Contact us.