Bodies In Emotion

Dance transcends cultures because our bodies all serve as instruments of expression. Allow yourself to be awed by the tremendous talent cultivated at one of the nation’s best, the School of Dance, alongside Arizona Arts Live, and come away with an unforgettable experience and a new appreciation for what the human body can achieve.

Arizona Arts Studio Series ... socially-distanced dance

Arizona Arts Studio Series ... socially-distanced danceLEARN MORE

What’s it like for School of Dance students inside the Stevie Eller Dance Theatre during the pandemic? Hear from dance instructor Autumn Eckman and ensemble members Erina Ueda

What’s it like for School of Dance students inside the

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Arizona Arts Studio Series ... socially-distanced dance

Jory Hancock, Melissa Lowe retiring from School of Dance

Jory Hancock, Melissa Lowe retiring from School of DanceLEARN MORE

Architects of the University of Arizona School of Dance, the husband-and-wife team of Jory Hancock and Melissa Lowe are retiring after 34 years on campus

Architects of the University of Arizona School of Dance,

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Jory Hancock, Melissa Lowe retiring from School of Dance

Arizona Arts launches BIPOC ARTS, a virtual space for creators, scholars

Arizona Arts launches BIPOC ARTS, a virtual space for creators, scholarsLEARN MORE

Arizona Arts launches BIPOC ARTS, a virtual space for creators and scholars who identify as Black, Indigenous, and/or People of Color (BIPOC).

Arizona Arts launches BIPOC ARTS, a virtual space for

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Arizona Arts launches BIPOC ARTS, a virtual space for creators, scholars

Arizona Arts launches 'Signature Series'

Arizona Arts launches 'Signature Series'LEARN MORE

Arizona Arts launches 'Signature Series,' a new series showcases the division's most compelling, engaging arts events on and off campus. 

Arizona Arts launches 'Signature Series,' a new series

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Arizona Arts launches 'Signature Series'

College of Fine Arts names spring 2021 'Outstanding Senior, GTAs'

College of Fine Arts names spring 2021 'Outstanding Senior, GTAs'LEARN MORE

The University of Arizona College of Fine Arts awards the spring 2021 honors, Outstanding Senior and Graduate Teaching Assistants.

The University of Arizona College of Fine Arts awards the

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College of Fine Arts names spring 2021 'Outstanding Senior, GTAs'

Videos: College of Fine Arts 2021 Spring Graduation

Videos: College of Fine Arts 2021 Spring GraduationLEARN MORE

For the 2021 Spring Graduation, several College of Fine Arts seniors gave parting messages to fellow graduates and a few performed.

For the 2021 Spring Graduation, several College of Fine

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Videos: College of Fine Arts 2021 Spring Graduation

Dancer Erina Ueda finds cooking, baking therapeutic

Dancer Erina Ueda finds cooking, baking therapeuticLEARN MORE

Erina Ueda, a 2021 School of Dance alumna, spent her time in the kitchen cooking and baking as therapy during the pandemic.

Erina Ueda, a 2021 School of Dance alumna, spent her time

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Dancer Erina Ueda finds cooking, baking therapeutic

Dancer Delphine Chang named “Outstanding Senior”

Dancer Delphine Chang named “Outstanding Senior”LEARN MORE

Delphine Chang, the 2020 CFA "Outstanding Senior,” graduating summa "cum laude.

Delphine Chang, the 2020 CFA "Outstanding Senior,”

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Dancer Delphine Chang named “Outstanding Senior”

Martinez wants to combine dance, music and psychology

Martinez wants to combine dance, music and psychologyLEARN MORE

Sebastian Martinez is an Arizona dance / psychology double major, music minor. One day he’d like to combine his passions in dance therapy.

Sebastian Martinez is an Arizona dance / psychology double

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Martinez wants to combine dance, music and psychology

School of Dance opens new PT / Pilates studio

School of Dance opens new PT / Pilates studioLEARN MORE

President Robbins was on hand for the opening of the new Physical Therapy and Pilates studio at the School of Dance on Jan. 16. The 750-square-foot space is focused on

President Robbins was on hand for the opening of the new

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School of Dance opens new PT / Pilates studio

Nolan Veneklasen to document the Tucson Chinese Lion Dance Troupe

Nolan Veneklasen to document the Tucson Chinese Lion Dance TroupeLEARN MORE

Nolan Veneklasen to document the Tucson Chinese Lion Dance Troupe and its role in creating cultural identity among Chinese American adoptees.

Nolan Veneklasen to document the Tucson Chinese Lion Dance

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Nolan Veneklasen to document the Tucson Chinese Lion Dance Troupe

HarpFusion in Iceland: Q&A with Michelle Gott

HarpFusion in Iceland: Q&A with Michelle GottLEARN MORE

Dr. Michelle Gott, director of HarpFusion interview about “Mirage,” a multimedia performance.

Dr. Michelle Gott, director of HarpFusion interview about

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HarpFusion in Iceland: Q&A with Michelle Gott

Better Together: University Pen Pals

Better Together: University Pen PalsLEARN MORE

As a winner of the #BearDownMaskUp Challenge, dance major Christina Calden hopes to keep students connected via the University Pen Pals. This new program aims to link students

As a winner of the #BearDownMaskUp Challenge, dance major

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Better Together: University Pen Pals

Professor Writes 'Sentences' of Movement to Bring Dances to Life

Professor Writes 'Sentences' of Movement to Bring Dances to LifeLEARN MORE

Dyke-Compton is lifted during a rehearsal by former UA dance student Andrew DiGerolamo. (Photo by Ed Flores

Dyke-Compton is lifted during a rehearsal by former UA

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Professor Writes 'Sentences' of Movement to Bring Dances to Life

WONDER MAKES ME REACH

WONDER MAKES ME REACHLEARN MORE

Hayley Meier, Class of ‘20Hometown: Rochester, NYPursuing a master’s in dance, with an emphasis on performance and choreography “I had already built that path for myself

Hayley Meier, Class of ‘20Hometown: Rochester,

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WONDER MAKES ME REACH

Faculty find creative ways to stay creative

Faculty find creative ways to stay creativeLEARN MORE

Faculty members have been taking different paths to keep their creativity alive. Some are continuing their work, but in a virtual space; some are collaborating across disciplines'

Faculty members have been taking different paths to keep

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Faculty find creative ways to stay creative

Five Fellows launch new Arizona Arts research program

Five Fellows launch new Arizona Arts research programLEARN MORE

Arizona Arts selects five faculty for the interdisciplinary research fellows program to lead interdisciplinary, collaborative arts research.

Arizona Arts selects five faculty for the interdisciplinary

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Five Fellows launch new Arizona Arts research program
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PHOTOS: 2021 'I Dream in Widescreen' at the drive-in

PHOTOS: 2021 'I Dream in Widescreen' at the drive-inLEARN MORE

Photos and award winners from 'I Dream in Widescreen 2021,' the School of Theatre, Film & Television annual showcase of senior thesis films.

Photos and award winners from 'I Dream in Widescreen 2021,'

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PHOTOS: 2021 'I Dream in Widescreen' at the drive-in

Documentary filmmakers seek meaningful change in Brooks County

Documentary filmmakers seek meaningful change in Brooks CountyLEARN MORE

The documentary, Missing in Brooks County, created by Arizona faculty, will be screened at the Arizona International Film Festival.

The documentary, Missing in Brooks County, created by

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Documentary filmmakers seek meaningful change in Brooks County

Audiences can vote on piano competition at the Trester Festival

Audiences can vote on piano competition at the Trester FestivalLEARN MORE

The inaugural Trester Festival for Latin American Music includes student piano competition and the audience gets a vote.

The inaugural Trester Festival for Latin American Music

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Audiences can vote on piano competition at the Trester Festival

A Statement of Solidarity from Arizona Arts

A Statement of Solidarity from Arizona ArtsLEARN MORE

Dear Arizona Arts colleagues, Today the University of Arizona Office of the Provost issued a statement condemning the violence in Georgia earlier this week that left eight

Dear Arizona Arts colleagues, Today the University of

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A Statement of Solidarity from Arizona Arts

Wonder Makes Us Find a Way

Wonder Makes Us Find a WayLEARN MORE

"My Song” is our song, performed by the students of the University of Arizona College of Fine Arts. No matter what the setback, we keep coming back. Because we’re Wildcats.

"My Song” is our song, performed by the students of the

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Wonder Makes Us Find a Way

Conversations on collaboration with film alumni

Conversations on collaboration with film alumniLEARN MORE

A veritable who’s who of industry luminaries – all School of Theatre, Film & Television alumni, participate in I Dream in Widescreen 2020.

A veritable who’s who of industry luminaries – all

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Conversations on collaboration with film alumni

I Dream in Widescreen: Q&A with Rising Stars

I Dream in Widescreen: Q&A with Rising StarsLEARN MORE

An interview feature with four of the 14 BFA student directors of thesis films shown at the annual showcase, I Dream in Widescreen.

An interview feature with four of the 14 BFA student

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I Dream in Widescreen: Q&A with Rising Stars
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