UM Dance Days

UM Dance Days 2022

INFO FOR 2022

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Please join us for a day of classes on Friday, February 18 and attend the highly acclaimed American College Dance Association Benefit Concert the same evening. 

If you are interested in auditioning to be a dance major, we are holding auditions on Saturday, February 19, at 10A in the Open Space (PARTV 005).

More information about applying to be a dance major can be found on our "Becoming a Major" page.

Please complete the registration to attend UM Dance Days on Friday and the optional audition on Saturday. Registration fees are $75 for Friday or $100 for Friday and Saturday. Details on how to submit payment will be communicated to you once registration is complete. Partial and full need-based scholarships are available for UM Dance Days. Email Associate Professor Heidi Jones Eggert, Head of Dance, if you have any questions.

For more information on the 2022 ACDA Benefit Concert, please follow us on Instagram.

Schedule

Friday events:

9:00-9:15A
Welcome and introductions of UM Faculty/Staff

9:15-10:30A
Contemporary Modern Technique and Creative Practices with Heidi Jones Eggert and Brooklyn Draper

10:45-11:45A
Musical Theatre with Heather Adams

11:45A-12:45P
Lunch provided by UM Dance

optional:
~Admissions Advisor available in PARTV Lobby (12-1P)
~Self-guided campus tour


12:45-1:30P
African Dance with Tarn Ream

1:40-2:25P
Ballet with Faith Morrison

2:35-3:20P
Jazz with Joy French

3:20-4P
Roundtable discussion and snacks with UM Dance majors and Faculty

optional:
~Quick guided tour of the incredible PARTV Center--theatres, shops, studios, etc.

DINNER ON YOUR OWN

6:00P
The highly celebrated ACDA Benefit Concert* is the culmination of Day One.
*The American College Dance Association (ACDA) Benefit Concert helps UM Dance students raise funds to attend the annual Northwest Regional Festival of ACDA. This concert features choreography selected to be performed at ACDA in March 2022.

Saturday audition:

10:00-10:45A
Warm-up class with Dance Faculty

10:45A-1:00P
Auditions and scholarship review for students wishing to enroll as Dance majors at UM