2023-2024 Season

Detroit Dance City Festival

This is a preliminary schedule. All dates are subject to change. 

College Showcase Performance

September 9, TBA

No reservations necessary.

WMU Student Dance Concert

Featuring and produced by students

Dalton Center, Studio B

October 27, 7:30 p.m.

October 28, 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.

October 29, 2:00 p.m.

The WMU Student Dance Concert is the annual showcase that is produced, performed, and choreographed by students here at WMU. Through this show, we share individual student choreography of all genres, as well as the current repertory of the many performance-based registered student organizations on campus.

Great Works Residency with Jae Man Joo

Open rehearsal

Dalton Center, Multimedia Room

November 18, 4:00 p.m. 

No reservations necessary.

In The Works with Western Dance Project

Kalamazoo Art Hop

Epic Center, Downtown Kalamazoo

December 1, 6:00 p.m. 

No reservations necessary.

Winter Gala Dance Concert

Shaw Theatre, Gilmore Theatre Complex

February 9, 7:30 p.m.

February 10, 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.*

*Join Partners in Dance for the Toast for the Talent fundraising soiree prior to the 7:30pm performance!

February 11, 2:00 p.m.

Ebony Vision Dance Ensemble Showcase

Featuring and produced by students

Dalton Center, Studio B

February 23, 7:30 p.m.

February 24, 2:00 p.m. 

February 24, 7:30 p.m.

This Student Dance Concert will feature performances by the RSO Ebony Vision and curated work by student choreographers.

BFA Graduating Presentations

Dalton Center, Dance Studio B

April 10, 7:30pm

April 11, 7:30pm

April 12, 7:30pm

April 13, 2:00pm & 7:30pm

April 14, 2:00pm

NOTE: These performances feature different material and performers - if you are hoping to see a certain performer, please confirm their performance dates and times before purchasing tickets.


Senior Capstone Showcase and Western Dance Project Final Showing

The Dance Senior Capstone Showcase is the culminating project for students completing the Bachelor of Arts in Dance degree.  Student projects include live dance performance, dance for film projects, and presentations of scholarly and creative research.

April 20 - 2:00pm, Dalton Center, Dance Studio B

Western Dance Project (WDP) is a touring dance company that provides a professional dance experience for students who are passionate about performing and further developing their craft as a dancer. This performance features guest artist works by Kia Smith and Terk Lewis.

April 20 - 5:00pm, Dalton Center, Dance Studio B