U departments of Ballet and Modern Dance unite to form a new school in the College of Fine Arts and first in the Intermountain Region.


U’s modern dance concert to showcase Katie Scherman’s world premiere of β€œMa femme.”


The Performing Dance Company concert on March 6 is a collection of new dance works showcasing the artistry of the Department of Modern Dance.

The Arts and U

By Molly Powers, marketing and communications specialist, College of Fine Arts The University of Utah School of Dance is opening its 2017-18 season with the Performing Dance Company. Performing Dance Company offers its audience a professional-level performance by students in the modern dance program. The concert opens Oct. 5 and will showcase choreography from faculty […]


U students explore history, socio-political issues from a hip-hop perspective. History of Hip-Hop class offered again this summer in a one-week intensive format.

Fresh choreography

The University of Utah School of Dance presents Performing Dance Company this November.

Modern movement meets classical ballet

The University of Utah’s School of Dance proudly presents β€œGala”—the annual concert where the ballet and modern programs come together on stage at the Marriott Center for Dance.

The Arts and U

School of Dance pushes boundaries with fall performance, “Power Couples” symposium at UMFA, and “Cagney,” the highly-anticipated musical, runs through Oct. 5 at Pioneer Theatre Company.

Humans of the U: Collin Vijenandan

“I am a professional Bharatanatyam dancer. I started learning this traditional dance when I was 5 years old. I’ve been continuously learning for 10 years, participating in annual dance programs, church Christmas celebrations, school programs and even being featured on two of the leading television channels in Sri Lanka during Diwali and Thai-Pongal festivals.”

The Arts and U

Utah Ballet offers original works and classic favorites The School of Dance will present the Fall Utah Ballet Performance, Nov. 2-11, 2017, at the Marriott Center for Dance, showcasing a wide variety of styles, from classic favorites to works created in 2017. The performance will feature original choreography from School of Dance faculty member Melissa […]