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Dance Program

Welcome to Dance at UVM

Open to both new and experienced dancers, providing students with the opportunity to expand their knowledge of dance as a performing art form.

UVM Dance in the News

3/1/2015: Dancing Uphill 2015 (UVM Office of the President)

1/28/2015: UVM Music and Dance Faculty Pair Up for 'Solos' (Seven Days)

The Solo Workshop, an experimental performance project dreamed up by University of Vermont dance professor Paul Besaw, will give its fourth annual performance — and the first one at UVM's Recital Hall. Titled Assigned Allies, the production teams five composers on the music faculty with five members of the dance faculty. The result? An evening of five contemporary dances choreographed to original compositions on solo instruments: tuba, flute, harp, piano and guitar.

1/15/2015: Artful Allies (University Communications)

Together and apart, ‘soloists’ plan performance.

10/26/2014: UVM Announces Fall Festival of the Arts 2014

The Department of Music and Dance and Department of Theatre have joined together to create the first UVM "Fall Festival of the Arts," November 6-20, 2014, featuring student performances and events from both departments. The Festival will display the wide range of performances and other creative work including performances by student ensembles; and dance events, including the first Vermont College Dance Festival at the Flynn Theatre, and a dance master class by guest artist Adele Myers at Mann Gymnasium.


4/23/2013: An Environmental Studies and Dance thesis performance by Michelle Marion presented at the Undergraduate Research Conference

"how are we to make sense of the world, and ourselves within it? will be performed in the Davis Center's Frank Livak Ballroom at 3:15 p.m. Narrated by Climate Change author Amy Seidl, and performed by nine beautiful dancers, the work explores our individual connection to Climate Change and how it effects each of us personally.

5/2/12: New alum among select soloists to take the stage at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Dancing to D.C. Read more on UVM Today website

2/26/12: How modern dance took root in Vermont

Pioneering figures helped bring talent, innovation to Bennington. Read more on the Burlington Free Press website

2/8/12: Big News for UVM Dance: Student Work to be presented at the Kennedy Center!!!

UVM dance student Dan Yablonsky presented his solo Non-Mechanical Tools of Human Advancement at the recent American College Dance Festival Association's (ACDFA) New England Region Conference held at Connecticut College February 8-11, 2012. Adjudicated by a panel of dance professionals, Dan's work was selected as one of the ten "best of the conference" dances and included in the closing Gala Concert. Additionally, the piece was one of three chosen to be performed at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC as part of ACDFA's National College Dance Festival, representing the best college dance has to offer. Congratulations to Dan, and all the students who participated in the ACDFA conference this year! Read more in "The College Voice"

2/24/09: Music, Dance, Faculty to Perform Solo - Together

The title "Isolation Interference" reflects an intriguing confluence of ideas - artists working in different forms performing a seamless sequence of original solos created over a year of collaborative effort. The resulting collection will be presented in two performances on Saturday, Feb. 28 in Burlington's FlynnSpace at 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Read more on UVM Today website

2/10/09: Our "Dancing Neighbors" Make Their Mark

Monologues expressed through motion. Sound, emotion, and music explained through dance. The choreographers, performers and musicians of "Dancing Neighbors" are working to revitalize dance. A showcase of local artists and dancers in a benefit for the UVM dance program, "Dancing Neighbors," challenged common ideas of what it means to watch dance as it happens on the stage. Read More on The Vermont Cynic website

Lily Lovinger

In the Spotlight: Lily Lovinger

"As a political science major and African studies minor, I always intended to pursue a career with an international non-governmental ... " read more...

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