Dance

  • Dancers dancing

    Dancing with the WMU and Kalamazoo Stars: Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014 is the date for the next Dancing with the WMU and Kalamazoo Stars scholarship fundraising event. Save the date!

  • Photo from performance of 'Ardently Involved.'

    "Ardently Involved": Choreographers: Karina Conley and Jesse Hoisington (students)
    2013

  • Photo from performance of 'Frug.'

    "Frug": Choreographer: Lauren Thompson Hall (guest artist)
    2013

  • Photo from performance of 'If I Could Disguise the Scream.'

    "If I Could Disguise the Scream": Choreographer: Carolyn Pavlik (faculty)
    2013

  • Photo from performance of 'Addio Amore.'

    "Addio Amore": Choreographer: Nelly van Bommel (guest artist)
    2011

News and announcements

Nina Nelson assumes dance department chair role
Veteran dance administrator Nina Nelson was appointed chair of the Department of Dance on May 5, 2014.  Nelson has led the department three times prior to this current appointment.  She took over from Jane Baas who is now the associate dean of the WMU Lee Honors College.

2014 Graduating Presentations in Dance Concert
Western Michigan University Department of Dance Bachelor of Fine Arts Seniors of 2014 will present a Graduating Presentations in Dance Concert, "Jitter Tolerance," April 10-13 in Dance Studio B on the third floor of the Dorothy U. Dalton Center.

WMU dancers selected for regional festival Gala Concert
Both dances submitted by the Western Michigan University Department of Dance were selected by three professional adjudicators for performance at the Gala Concert at the American College Dance Festival Association East-Central Conference held this year at Ohio University, March 2-5.