Work With Exceptional Faculty
Our students have unparalleled access to a world-class dance faculty. When you study dance at UW–Madison, you engage in an interdisciplinary curriculum that emphasizes creative investigation, scholarship, innovation, and rigorous dance training.
Make Art That Makes A Difference
Our programs are designed to give you a strong foundation in technique, performance, and composition. You will be challenged to think deeply, push boundaries, and make art that creates change.
Take Center Stage
You will have many opportunities to perform each year. Students audition for and perform in faculty works and the works of world-renowned guest artists. You can also perform the work of fellow student choreographers or your own work.
Dance the Globe
You will have the opportunity to travel and engage with the global dance community. Our students have been from New York to San Francisco, in France, Scotland, Taiwan, Mexico, Brazil, Panama, Jamaica, and more.
Forge a Meaningful Career
Your UW–Madison experience will prepare you to enter a dynamic dance community that celebrates innovative and diverse styles and aesthetics. Our students often graduate with wide professional networks and go on to have extraordinary careers.
Big 10 University.
At UW–Madison, you will get the best of both worlds. You’ll have the benefits of a large university and belong to an inclusive, tight-knit dance community with opportunities to learn from and work directly with a diverse faculty.
- UW–Madison’s Walker talks with WORT-FM about his vision for the arts on campus — and beyond
- New ‘Artivism’ program provides immediate financial support for UW–Madison student projects intersecting art and activism
- School faculty and staff reunite at traditional ‘Welcome Back Bash’
- A look inside historic Lathrop Hall, home of the Dance Department
- November 18Jin-Wen Yu Dance ConcertDance Department Concert8:00 PM, Margaret H'Doubler Performance Space, Lathrop Hall
- November 19Jin-Wen Yu Dance ConcertDance Department Concert8:00 PM, Margaret H'Doubler Performance Space, Lathrop Hall
- November 20Jin-Wen Yu Dance ConcertDance Department Concert2:30 PM, Margaret H'Doubler Performance Space, Lathrop Hall
- December 4Kloepper ConcertDance Department Concert8:00 PM, Margaret H'Doubler Performance Space, Lathrop Hall