Our Mission

The mission of Utah Valley University Department of Dance is to foster academic and artistic excellence through an intensive technical and reflective study of dance. Anchored in a common core curriculum with several areas of emphasis, our program provides a rich and stimulating environment where students cultivate their technical, aesthetic, creative, and scholarly potential. We value superior teaching, which promotes dance as an artistic and cultural expression that has the power to enrich and transform the individual, community, and society.

Objectives

  • Foster academic and artistic excellence through programs that meet nationally competitive standards.
  • Cultivate a vibrant engaged student-centered learning environment where imagination, creativity and innovation are fostered and promoted.
  • Prepare a highly motivated, talented and diverse student body for graduate school, careers in dance and related fields, and lifelong learning.

Faculty / Staff

Administration

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Ballet

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Ballroom Dance

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Dance Education

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Modern/Contemporary Dance

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General Dance Faculty

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Accompanists

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Professional Associations

Professional associations or organizations can be a great way to meet, learn from and network with professionals in your field of interest. Inexpensive student memberships are often available. These are only a sampling of professional associations. Be sure to search for others that may be applicable or helpful.