Department of Dance

Upcoming Events

April 19 | 8:00 pm

“Exultant Existence” – Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance Senior Concert

Dance Performance Studio Theatre
Dance Building

Free - Tickets Required

Livestream Link

The Department of Dance presents Exultant Existence, a Bachelor of Fine Arts senior dance concert featuring works by Cristina Benn, Reina Kitasato, and Annabella Vidrio. Free tickets are available at the door starting one hour before the performance.

Concert Free North Campus Degree Recital
April 20 | 8:00 pm

“Exultant Existence” – Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance Senior Concert

Dance Performance Studio Theatre
Dance Building

Free - Tickets Required

The Department of Dance presents Exultant Existence, a Bachelor of Fine Arts senior dance concert featuring works by Cristina Benn, Reina Kitasato, and Annabella Vidrio. Free tickets are available at the door starting one hour before the performance.

Concert Free North Campus Degree Recital
April 21 | 2:00 pm

African Diaspora Class Showing

Dance Performance Studio Theatre
Dance Building

Free - no tickets required

A presentation of dances and materials learned in African Dance, Congolese Dance, and other diasporic classes within the Department of Dance. This showing often features live drumming.

Free North Campus
Two rows of seating overlook a studio with tall windows partially covered by white curtains.
April 23 | 8:00 pm

“Good. Steady. Still.” – Master of Fine Arts in Dance First Year Performance

Dance Performance Studio Theatre
Dance Building

Free - Tickets Required

Livestream Link

After a semester of curation and making, this event features works by Kiana Cook, Scott Crandall, Leah Crosby, Ginny Jiang, and Timothy Tsang, students who were enrolled in Dance 532 (Grad Performance) with Professor Charli Brissey in the winter 2024 term. Good. Steady. Still. is a diverse 60-minute show with original lighting design by Mary Cole. Free tickets are available at the door starting one hour before the performance.

Concert Free Live-stream Option North Campus
May 11 | 7:00 pm

Women Defining Themselves

Dance Performance Studio Theatre
Dance Building

Free - Tickets Required

Event Registration

This concert centers around the idea of women embracing their personal narratives of strength, resilience, loss, and self-expression. Women Defining Themselves is a collaboration with the ALS Center of Excellence at Michigan Medicine, to help to raise awareness and funding for ALS research. Included in the program are University of Michigan dance and music faculty, alumni, graduate students, and regional artists/athletes. Following the concert there will be a reception with food, a hands-on exhibit, and socializing.

Free In Person Talk Interdisciplinary North Campus