Dancers

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’s 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

woman seated in art gallery
Apr. 15, 2020

Each weekly episode focuses on a different art theme.

Feb. 6, 2020

The concert features choreography by UNLV award-winning faculty and modern dance pioneer Erick Hawkins.

Dolly Kelepecz-Momot watches dancers in class.
Feb. 3, 2020

Told she was too tall to be a dancer, Dolly Kelepecz-Momot ignored naysayers and went on to a successful dance career, including 37 years (so far) teaching hundreds of UNLV students.

two ballet dancers
Jan. 21, 2020

Start 2020 with Prokofiev's music, the Russian National Ballet, and the heartwarming story of Cinderella and the Prince, complete with her ugly step-family!

drawings of people dancing
Oct. 15, 2019

The concert is the fourth collaboration with the UNLV Symphony Orchestra.

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Interview: Dance maor Zack Frongillo

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