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.

Feb 14

New England Dance on Tour

07:30 pm

CFA Theater (CFA P) CFA Theater

Four regional dance artists showcase the diversity and richness of dance in New England, including Wesleyan Dean of the Arts and Humanities and Associate Professor of Dance Nicole Lynn Stanton. For more information, please visit the Center for the Arts website or call 860-685-3355.

Feb 28

Fruits Borne Out of Rust

07:30 pm

CFA Theater (CFA P) CFA Theater

Conceived and directed by Japanese visual artist Tabaimo in collaboration with choreographer Maki Morishita, the New England premiere of the whimsical, mischievous multimedia work Fruits borne out of rust features a solo female dancer and two musicians playing an original score by Yusuke Awazu and Keisuke Tanaka. For more information, please visit the Center for the Arts website or call 860-685-3355.