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Experience dance and movement education

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Explore diverse dance techniques and practices

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Attend performances and participate in workshops

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Major & Minors

Pursue a new bachelor’s degree in dance or take courses in dance and movement studies.

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Study Abroad

Choose from opportunities to experience dance education around the world.

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Visiting Artists

We host guest artists and program-sponsored performances/workshops throughout the year.

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Feature Story

Understanding the biology of grief through dance

Erin Dong ’18 didn’t start dancing until she came to college. Now as she graduates with a double major in biology and dance, she is combining her two fields to explore how the body experiences both the emotional and physical aspects of grieving.

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UR Dance

At Rochester, you can explore dance and movement as art, spiritual practice, community building, as well as personal and interpersonal development. We offer something for everyone, from experienced dancers who want to increase their knowledge to new practitioners who want to take a class for fun or exercise.

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4clusters in dance

Our dance clusters satisfy the divisional requirement in the humanities.

Student Dance Groups

Swing, Bhangra, ballroom, hip hop—the University offers more than a dozen co-curricular dance organizations for students.

Bellydancing class

Want more information about the Program of Dance and Movement? Contact us.