Dance

UNC School of Theatre Arts and Dance offers a minor in dance. As a dance minor, you will find a challenging and rewarding blend in the study of scientific and artistic movement principles.

You will study dance technique in ballet, jazz, tap, modern, and choreography. The dance program produces an annual mainstage dance concert and two student showcase productions each year.

Faculty and guest artists choreograph pieces for UNC mainstage productions. Guests have included Leonard Crowfoot, Tony Coppola, Mark E. Gomez, Judy Bejarano, Kim Robards, Scott Wells, Nicholas Ross, David Marchant, Becky Dyer, Molly Faulkner, and Gregory Gonzales.

M.A. in Dance Education

In addition to the undergraduate dance minor, UNC offers a Master of Arts in Dance Education. This program includes a combination of online and in-person coursework ranging from courses in choreography to curriculum development.

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Performance Opportunities

The School of Theatre Arts and Dance offers a wealth of performance opportunities including an annual mainstage dance concert and two student showcase productions each year.

Pictured: Orchesography, Spring 2016

Pictured: Ladies First, Spring 2015

Pictured: Bring on the Men, Spring 2014

Faculty & Staff

UNC Performing Arts faculty are talented practitioners with wide ranging educational and professional backgrounds and a high level of dedication to the development of their students. All have worked professionally on stage and are members of their respective unions, including Equity, AFTRA, AGVA and SAG. In addition, guest artists from on- and off-Broadway, National Tours, and regional theatre, film and television often appear with students in UNC productions.