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American University Dance Department


The dance program at American University provides an opportunity for concentrated study in dance within a liberal arts curriculum. The program is grounded in the development of students as articulate movers, thinkers, writers, speakers and creators of dance, providing a balance between artistic expression, technical proficiency, and scholarly inquiry. Students are instructed by experienced, professional faculty, comprised of seasoned educators and working artists.

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Video 3/25/2016: American University & George Washington University Dance

In a double bill, the dance departments from American University and George Washington University come together for an evening of contemporary dance works by student and faculty choreographers.

American University Dance Department