Dance at UW-Milwaukee is committed to the development of skillful and vibrant dance artists and educators in their pursuit of a comprehensive education built upon diverse practices, research, and community engagement. Our innovative curriculum integrates multiple disciplines and somatic practices, creating a learning environment that prioritizes a balance of body and mind knowledge with informed, creative expression. Outside of the classroom, our students are involved with 100% of the city’s professional dance companies, including Danceworks, Ko-Thi, Wild Space, Oni, Milwaukee Ballet, The PlayGround and more. The Department of Dance is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD), and has been an institutional member of NASD since 2011.

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