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!"

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What's Happening

dancers perform
Apr. 12, 2018

The season ends with this collection of works choreographed by the bachelor of fine arts majors in dance performance and choreography.

illustration of a crown
Apr. 6, 2018

This interdisciplinary musical includes the School of Music and department of dance and is dedicated to the memory of NCT founder Robert Brewer.

Portrait Stephen Caplan with student Jairo Pulido
Mar. 29, 2018

Much like athletes, professional musicians, dancers, and artists are prone to career-ending injuries. Music professor Stephen Caplan explains.

woman dancing on stage
Feb. 13, 2018

This Department of Dance and School of Music collaboration promises an exciting program of new music and choreography.

a flutist and pianist
Feb. 6, 2018

The festival's featured ensemble is the New York-based House of Time.

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UNLV Opportunities

Interview: Dance maor Zack Frongillo