Dancers perform in a traditional African dance piece

University Dance Company

The University Dance Company is a pre-professional performance ensemble, administered by the Department of Theatre & Dance. Every semester, faculty and visiting guest artists choreograph works that explore multiple styles of dance, the joy of movement, and performance as research.

Coming Soon!

Senior Showcase/Jayhawk Performance Lab

April 25 - 28, 2024, Elizabeth Sherbon Theatre

Featuring choreography by seniors Hope Casner, Sydney Ebner, Kacie Herbeck, Brittany Moss, Lindsay Skinner, & Rory Sweedler


Students perform in a hip hop piece


Check out our upcoming concerts!
Students perform in a modern contemporary piece.


Information about getting tickets and attending our concerts.
Students perform in a 1950s themed piece.


UDC auditions are open to all students of every major. Learn more about how to dance with us!

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In the University Dance Company Spring Concert, students and choreographers examine the ideas of world-building, connection, and suspense through the artform. Ballet, contemporary, hip hop, and jazz dance styles provide uplift and entertainment in this repertoire concert.
The University Theatre presents Lynn Nottageā€™s 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning play SWEAT, which explores the lives of Rust Belt factory workers and the pressure of productivity.

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