What do I wear?

  • Form-fitting dance clothing that allows the choreographers to see the lines of the body (such as leotards, tights, yoga pants, bike shorts, leggings, camisoles, etc.).
  • Ballet slippers or jazz shoes may be worn. Bare feet are also permitted. Please bring pointe shoes if you plan to do a solo en pointe.
  • No street clothes or street shoes.
  • No athletic shorts and bra tops.
  • Long hair should be kept pulled away from the face.
  • Remove any dangling jewelry.

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The Dance between Art and Science
The dance between art and science

Who do you find standing at intersection of art and science? Someone like Natali Diaz-Yepes, who graduated in May with a double major in dance and genetic biology. To prepare for her senior dance recital, Diaz-Yepes navigated lecture halls and dance floors, chemistry and choreography, body and mind.

Posted by The University of Kansas on Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Michelle Heffner Hayes

Professor & Chair of Dance, Michelle Heffner Hayes, talks about finding your "voice" through dance.

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