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

illustration of three dancers
Jul. 1, 2019

The season features four unique concerts showcasing works created by UNLV dance faculty and students.

build exterior at night
Mar. 11, 2019

Founded in 2003, the hall honors people who have made significant contributions to the visual arts, performing arts, or architecture.

UNLV students rehearse a dance performance.
Mar. 5, 2019

Lawmakers to hear from faculty, students on first-ever ‘Fine Arts Day.’

two female dancers
Feb. 19, 2019

The concert features choreography and design by dance faculty Richard Havey, James Jeon, Dolly Kelepecz-Momot, and renowned modern dance guest artists Jeanine Tegano Collins, Andy Lott, and Ari Mayzick.

four ballet dancers on stage
Jan. 22, 2019

Legendary Bolshoi principal dancer Elena Radchenko directs in this production of the Marius Petipa classic.

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UNLV Opportunities

Interview: Dance maor Zack Frongillo