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Academics

LEARN MORE ABOUT US

Our degree programs offer a strong foundation in technique, performance, and composition. You will have many opportunities to perform and travel abroad to engage with the global dance community.

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EARNING YOUR DEGREE

You will have a dedicated dance advisor who guides you in choosing courses and evaluating your progress from your first year through graduation. Faculty work with you to provide creative mentorship throughout your degree program.

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HOW TO APPLY

You must apply to the University of Wisconsin–Madison and pass an audition.

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See our spaces

Take a tour of the historic spaces you’ll learn and move in, including our magnificent theater, spacious studios and newly installed gallery.

Learn about our facilities