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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

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Dec. 6, 2022

The event, to be held March 21, honors past and present residents of Southern Nevada who have made a significant impact in the areas of visual arts, performing arts, or architecture.

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Oct. 13, 2022

The concert features a reimagining of the 1910 Ballet Russe work, Firebird, with music by Igor Stravinsky. 

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Oct. 8, 2022

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.

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Sep. 21, 2022

Join us as we explore how art, design, media, and performing arts disciplines enhance the creation of knowledge.

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Jul. 12, 2022

Tickets go on sale Aug. 30 at the UNLV Performing Arts Center Box Office.

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Conversation with Alumna Isis Peralta (Spring 2021)

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