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Dance concert showcases the interplay of lights, music, and action in a brand-new space

Wed, 17 Nov 2021

The Sloan Performing Arts Center serves as a new campus site for students, faculty, and guest artists to perform original choreography.


University takes the stage at 10th annual KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival

Mon, 13 Sep 2021

The recently opened Sloan Performing Arts Center on the River Campus gives Rochester’s arts community a new venue to shine.


Sloan Performing Arts Center opens on the River Campus

Tue, 31 Aug 2021

The 30,000-square-foot dedicated performing arts space had its soft opening at the end of August, adding a much-anticipated new building to the University of Rochester’s River Campus in time for the fall semester.


Restaging of the ‘Blank Placard Dance’ at Rochester

Mon, 26 Apr 2021

Students from the Program of Movement and Dance will present a recreation of the iconic 1960s work in the city of Rochester to inspire thought about the pandemic and the power of protest.


inspireDANCE moves online to connect the dance community and beyond

Thu, 11 Feb 2021

The virtual version of the annual inspireDANCE festival welcomes everyone to learn new dance styles for free from top choreographers and instructors.


With ‘Flight of Sites,’ students and faculty set choreography to campus architecture

Fri, 30 Oct 2020

Flight of Sites: Dances in Innovative Spaces, a two-day concert featuring student and faculty choreography, embraced both an outdoor and online audience experience.