Alumni



2016 Distinguished Alumna, Jackie Nowicki is on the faculty at Peridance Capezio Center.

Discover Nowicki's post graduation wisdom

 

The Department of Dance at Western Michigan University is proud of its alumni and is grateful for their contributions to the department as guest artists, recruiters, advocates and donors. We love to hear from alumni. Please send your updated information to Megan Slayter.

 

After WMU

Many of our majors have gone on to perform professionally with the well-known companies, some of which include:

  • Complexions Contemporary Ballet
  • Abraham.In.Motion
  • Keigwin+Company
  • Dayton Contemporary Dance Company
  • DanceWorks Chicago
  • Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago
  • Garth Fagan Dance
  • Eisenhower Dance Ensemble
  • River North Chicago Dance Company
  • Cleo Parker Robinson Dance
  • Chicago Moving Company
  • Bebe Miller Company
  • Milwaukee Ballet
  • San Antonio Ballet
  • The Joel Hall Dancers

Others have danced at major theme parks, in touring productions of Broadway shows and on cruise ships. Graduates have been accepted into prestigious graduate dance programs. Others run successful dance studios or teach in community colleges and universities.

 

Distinguished alumni award recipients