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.

UA Dance announces slate of spring 2022 performances

UA Dance announces slate of spring 2022 performancesLEARN MORE

UA Dance announces slate of spring 2022 performances that audiences can enjoy at a discounted price with a spring package deal.

UA Dance announces slate of spring 2022 performances that

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UA Dance announces slate of spring 2022 performances

The dance education of Gabe Rocha: Chicago, NYC, Tucson

The dance education of Gabe Rocha: Chicago, NYC, TucsonLEARN MORE

The dance education of Gabe Rochas takes the sophomore from Chicago to New York City to Tucson and the School of Dance.

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The dance education of Gabe Rocha: Chicago, NYC, Tucson

Wonder Makes Me Move

Wonder Makes Me MoveLEARN MORE

'Wonder Makes Me Move' tells the story of University of Arizona School of Dance alumnus Taylor Bradley, animated by a School of Art student.

'Wonder Makes Me Move' tells the story of University of

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Wonder Makes Me Move

Polsky follows her dance dreams to Italy

Polsky follows her dance dreams to ItalyLEARN MORE

Jessica Polsky came to the University of Arizona School of Dance to pursue a career on Broadway, but an experience abroad in Italy, caused her to take a 90-degree turn into

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Polsky follows her dance dreams to Italy

Arizona Arts was well represented in Tucson Weekly 2021 awards

Arizona Arts was well represented in Tucson Weekly 2021 awardsLEARN MORE

The annual Tucson Weekly “Best of Tucson® 2021” were announced this week and there were many award winners from the Arizona Arts community.

The annual Tucson Weekly “Best of Tucson® 2021” were

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Arizona Arts was well represented in Tucson Weekly 2021 awards

Wonder makes Taylor Bradley move

Wonder makes Taylor Bradley moveLEARN MORE

Taylor Bradley (BFA '15), currently on stage with Cirque du Soleil's The Beatle's LOVE show in Las Vegas, discusses his experience in Tucson.

Taylor Bradley (BFA '15), currently on stage with Cirque du

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Wonder makes Taylor Bradley move

'False Front' finds new meaning in restaging

'False Front' finds new meaning in restagingLEARN MORE

“False Front” finds new meaning in restaging for the fall concert by the School of Dance, choreographed by Tamara Dyke-Compton.

“False Front” finds new meaning in restaging for the

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'False Front' finds new meaning in restaging

Student animator brings 'Wonder' video to life

Student animator brings 'Wonder' video to lifeLEARN MORE

School of Art MFA student Woodlin Latocki animated the next University of Arizona Wonder video, featuring dance alumnus Taylor Bradley.

School of Art MFA student Woodlin Latocki animated the next

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Student animator brings 'Wonder' video to life

UA Dance returns with in-person concerts this fall

UA Dance returns with in-person concerts this fallLEARN MORE

The School of Dance returns with live performances this fall with two concerts: ‘Premium Blend’ and ‘Comeback | Student Spotlight.’

The School of Dance returns with live performances this

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UA Dance returns with in-person concerts this fall

Arizona Arts launches Signature Series 2021

Arizona Arts launches Signature Series 2021LEARN 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 2021

Arizona Arts Live launches 2021-22 season

Arizona Arts Live launches 2021-22 seasonLEARN MORE

Arizona Arts Live launches its second season this fall with Jon Batiste, Mark Morris Dance Group, and Kronos Quartet all part of a lineup.

Arizona Arts Live launches its second season this fall with

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Arizona Arts Live launches 2021-22 season

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

Dancer Erina Ueda finds cooking, baking therapeutic

Dancer Erina Ueda finds cooking, baking therapeuticLEARN MORE

Dancer Erina Ueda finds cooking and baking therapeutic. She spent her time in the kitchen as therapy during the pandemic.

Dancer Erina Ueda finds cooking and baking therapeutic. She

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Dancer Erina Ueda finds cooking, baking therapeutic

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

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

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'

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

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

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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Dancer Andrea Damiani named CFA Outstanding Senior

Dancer Andrea Damiani named CFA Outstanding SeniorLEARN MORE

Andrea Damiani is the Outstanding Senior for the University of Arizona College of Fine Arts and the School of Dance for fall 2021.

Andrea Damiani is the Outstanding Senior for the University

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Dancer Andrea Damiani named CFA Outstanding Senior

Setzer discusses his experience at Biennale Architettura

Setzer discusses his experience at Biennale ArchitetturaLEARN MORE

School of Art Professor Gary Setzer discusses his project, “The Corridor,” that was accepted and exhibited at the Biennale Architettura 2021.

School of Art Professor Gary Setzer discusses his project,

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Setzer discusses his experience at Biennale Architettura
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