THE DEPARTMENT OF DANCE CONGRATULATES THE WINNER OF THE 2013 NATIONAL CHOREOGRAPHY COMPETITION: GABRIELLE LAMB
MS. LAMB WILL COME TO CAMPUS NEXT FALL TO CREATE A NEW WORK FOR WMU DANCE MAJORS. THANK YOU TO ALL WHO CAME OUT TO THE LITTLE THEATRE TO HELP US CHOOSE THE WINNER!
**The Spring 2013 Alumni Newsletter is now available.**
About WMU Dance
Western Michigan University is one of 77 institutions accredited nationally by the National Association of Schools of Dance. Housed in the beautiful Dalton Center, the department is dedicated to serving undergraduate students. The Department of Dance has nearly 120 majors pursuing BA and BFA dance degrees and 55 students pursuing a dance minor. The department also provides dance training for the music theatre majors. Distinctive features of the department include an equal emphasis on training in ballet, jazz and modern dance, the Great Works Dance Project and the National Choreography Competition. There are numerous performance opportunities such as being a member of a student dance company. The department is committed to providing professional immersion experiences that will help students make a smooth transition from student to dance professional. Students also have the opportunity to work with dance faculty on creative and scholarly research projects and these projects often lead to regional and national presentations.