Modern dance giant Donald McKayle has died

Trailblazing African American performer, choreographer and teacher was 87

Joshua Romero, M.F.A. '17 poses as a bronze statue

A living statue

Anteater alumnus poses as ‘The Thinker’ and other sculptures at swanky events

Dance Visions 2017 brings master choreographers to the Irvine Barclay Theatre

New Distinguished Professor Lar Lubovitch makes his UCI debut

Lar Lubovitch

Internationally acclaimed choreographer Lar Lubovitch joins UCI dance faculty

Innovative icon to serve as Distinguished Professor in Claire Trevor School of the Arts

National dance groups host summer training

Collaboration that allows students and community members to train with professionals is rare, says organizer Jodie Gates.

Following in his footsteps

UCI celebrates prolific career of dance pioneer Donald McKayle.

Jenna Tatone performs Adowa, a royal dance of the Ashanti people, with Ghana Dance Ensemble dancers

UCI, Ghanaian students dance away their differences

Visits engender friendship between UCI arts students and their Ghanaian counterparts.

San Diego kindergarten students

Dance, drama helps students build language skills

Drama, dance lessons foster speaking skills of K-2 English learners.

children's dance class

Passing the barre

Former Joffrey ballerina Jodie Gates floats on pointed toes across a well-worn wooden floor, a dozen or so pairs of little feet pounding in her wake. As part of a free children’s ballet workshop she offers through her annual Laguna Dance Festival, Gates playfully shows her young charges how to move like a butterfly, a […]

The art of giving

Medici Scholars program helps arts students launch their dreams