Welcome to Dance at CWU

Whether you are interested in the scientific side of movement or the creative—you belong at CWU.

About the Dance Program

Our dance program is part of the Sport and Movement Studies Department. We focus not only on the movement of the body, but also on artistic expression.


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Review the required courses and curriculum for CWU Dance.

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Contributions and Contact Info

Find contact information regarding CWU Dance.

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About Us

Learn more about the Dance Program Faculty.

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Why Study Dance at CWU?

At CWU, you will be challenged to discover your own artistic voice as performer and choreographer through in-depth training and the chance to explore and experiment all with the support of a creative and engaged faculty.

Degree Options

What can you do with a dance degree? Whether for a career or a richer life, in our program you will learn cooperation, collaboration, reflection, and self-actualization, enhancing your future successes.

Learn more about our degree options through our Program Finder.


For general university admissions information, contact the Office of Admissions. For advising information, contact Academic Advising.

Express yourself

Orchesis Dance Company

Our dance company provides opportunities for you to choreograph, learn and perform original artistic works. The dance styles emphasized within the company are Modern Dance and Jazz Dance.

Our Facilities

Dance practice rooms can be found in the Nicholson Pavillion, newly remodeled to better serve the needs of students entering the sport and movement studies field. We also host dance workshops, events, and performances in McConnell Hall and the Milo Smith Tower Theatre.

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Department of Physical Education - Dance

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