Dance deepens one’s knowledge and expression of human experience.
We believe in the creative and intellectual potential of each person.
Dance can change the world.

The Dance Department at Wesleyan is a contemporary program with a global perspective. The curriculum centers on the creative act—imagining, making and doing. Our program is interdisciplinary, embodied, collaborative, physically and intellectually rigorous, and fosters personal and social transformation.

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    Look & Listen

    Learn about faculty projects and other happenings in the dance department.

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    After Dance @ Wesleyan

    Learn about what our alumni are doing with their Dance degree from Wesleyan.

Dec 2

Fall Faculty Dance Concert

07:00 pm

CFA Theater

The Fall Faculty Dance Concert will feature Assistant Professor of the Practice in Dance and Visiting Assistant Professor of African American Studies Joya Powell's company Movement of the People and Wesleyan students performing the work in progress What's Left of Spring . *Please note that masks are required for this event. For more information, please visit the Center for the Arts website or call 860-685-3355.

Dec 3

Fall Faculty Dance Concert

07:00 pm

CFA Theater

The Fall Faculty Dance Concert will feature Assistant Professor of the Practice in Dance and Visiting Assistant Professor of African American Studies Joya Powell's company Movement of the People and Wesleyan students performing the work in progress What's Left of Spring . *Please note that masks are required for this event. For more information, please visit the Center for the Arts website or call 860-685-3355.

Dec 4

Worlds of Dance Concert

02:00 pm

Crowell Concert Hall

The Worlds of Dance Showcase will feature Wesleyan students performing an exciting array of dance styles from a variety of courses, including Javanese Dance, Bharata Natyam, Hip Hop, Afro-Brazilian, and Introduction to Dance classes. *Please note that masks are required for this event. For more information, please visit the Center for the Arts website or call 860-685-3355.

West African Drumming and Dance Concert

08:00 pm

Crowell Concert Hall

An invigorating performance filled with the rhythms of West Africa, featuring Assistant Professor of Music John Dankwa and Assistant Professor of Dance Iddi Saaka, joined by students in West African music and dance classes. *Please note that masks are required for this event. For more information, please visit the Center for the Arts website or call 860-685-3355.

Dec 9

Winter Dance Concert

07:00 pm

CFA Theater

Wesleyan students across different class years present new group works focusing on a diversity of techniques, methods, and aesthetic approaches. *Please note that masks are required for this event. For more information, please visit the Center for the Arts website or call 860-685-3355.

Dec 10

Winter Dance Concert

07:00 pm

CFA Theater

Wesleyan students across different class years present new group works focusing on a diversity of techniques, methods, and aesthetic approaches. *Please note that masks are required for this event. For more information, please visit the Center for the Arts website or call 860-685-3355.