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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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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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Apr. 14, 2022

The concert features the milestone and capstone choreographed works and lighting design by the Bachelor of Fine Arts majors.

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Feb. 15, 2022

The performances are dedicated to the memory of beloved dance professor Beth Mehocic.

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Feb. 6, 2022

The concert is free and tickets are not required.

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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.