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A World of Dance

Striving to train world-class dancers who meet the growing needs of the entertainment capital of the world.

Welcome

Located in the heart of Las Vegas, the Department of Dance strives to train world-class dancers who meet the growing needs of the entertainment capital of the world. The scope of the training exceeds the Las Vegas commercial dance form. The international exchanges, world-renowned guest artists, and high-caliber artistic training give UNLV students a global understanding of the art of dance. As a cultural center, the department of dance brings the residents of Las Vegas the highest caliber of artistic concert dance. UNLV is "A World of Dance!"

Upcoming Events

What's Happening

D is for dance
Nov. 16, 2021

"D is for Dance" features exciting choreography and lighting design by the talented BFA majors in Performance and Choreography, and Production and Management, respectively.

Two women hold flourescent lights in front of a crowd
Oct. 18, 2021

Co-presented by philanthropist Susan N. Houston, the College of Fine Arts hosts the free annual Art Walk to honor the Las Vegas community for its dedicated support of the arts and culture in Southern Nevada.

Dancer's bodies spell out "Alphabetical Actions"
Oct. 8, 2021

UNLV Dance is pleased to welcome back live audiences. The concerts also will continue to have a streaming component allowing guests to experience the shows from home.

Human bodies spell out "Alphabetical Actions"
Sep. 17, 2021

UNLV Dance is pleased to welcome back live audiences. The concerts also will continue to have a streaming component allowing guests to experience the shows from home.

A woman in a ballet tutu dances in an African city
Sep. 15, 2021

College of Fine Arts Alumna of the Year Cooper Rust spreads her passion for dance to children in Kenya.

Come Dance With Us

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UNLV Opportunities

Conversation with Alumna Isis Peralta (Spring 2021)

The Department of Dance is one of the departments in the College of Fine Arts.