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School of Dance


Academic Advisors for undergraduate dance majors include Professor Melissa Lowe for freshman and seniors, and Professor Elizabeth George for sophomores and juniors.  You may schedule an appointment with your advisor through the appointment sign-up sheet in the dance office or by emailing Melissa at or Elizabeth at .

Your academic advisors can help you with the following items:
General education curriculum
Dance academics
Dance technique classes
Audition information
Rehearsal schedules
Transfer coursework
General information about on-campus and off-campus housing
Subscribing you to the UA Dance listserv


Academic Advisors for graduate dance majors include Professor Amy Ernst.  You may schedule an appointment with your advisor via email:

Graduate Assistant in Teaching Orientation (GATO)
If you would like to teach, you must attend the Graduate Assistant in Teaching Orientation (GATO). GATO is a half-day training session offered at the beginning of every semester.  If you will be teaching in your first semester, you must attend this training prior to the start of the semester in order to teach.  If you have not been assigned to teach, but would like to be eligible to teach at some point in your graduate career, attend GATO now.
You will need to register in order to attend: