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TEDxUArizona Living Powerpoint by Duane Cyrus

In our recent TEDxUArizona: Spirit of Wonder – Session 3 event, we witnessed a spectacular showcase of movement and culture. Director Duane Cyrus, along with two exceptional dance… More

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Celebrating the Legacy of the Stevie Eller Dance Theatre

In 2003, the University of Arizona’s School of Dance inaugurated the Stevie Eller Dance Theatre, a 29,000-square-foot complex that houses the UArizona Dance Ensemble. This impressive venue boasts… More

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Outstanding Senior Giorgia Menetre

Giorgia’s dedication in her studies and her creativity has led her to integrate both of her passions, dance and journalism, into one platform. She is graduating with a… More

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Complete your weekend with "In-Concert: The Directors Cut" featuring global, local, faculty, and student choreography and artists!- mailchi.mp/arizona/ajds-2023-registration-is-open-5018466 ... See MoreSee Less

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Complete your weekend with In-Concert: The Directors Cut featuring global, local, faculty, and student choreography and artists!- https://mailchi.mp/arizona/ajds-2023-registration-is-open-5018466

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Who gets to decide which movements have meaning? Check out this snippet from our directors (@cyart4) living PowerPoint at @tedxuaz! This question answered plus the whole video on our website. Link in bio! ...

TONIGHT @ 7PM in the Stevie Eller Dance Theatre! “Dance Visions” is a celebration of dance and its transformative power in education, choreography, and community. Guided by the insights of Director Duane Cyrus (@cyart4), this event shines a light on the importance of engagement and collaboration in the dance community. Experience an exciting blend of panel discussions and LIVE dance performances, showcasing the dynamism of dance on the accessible and diverse Eller stage. Don’t miss this FREE opportunity to delve into the heart of dance and witness its captivating beauty! ...

Happy Holidays to ALL from @uazdance! We are grateful for an incredible 2023 and are looking forward to all 2024 has in store for our students, patrons, and supporters! See you in the New Year! #uazdance ...

School of Dance students have been hard at work this finals season. Here’s a look into DNC 245’s Beginning Choreo course, in which students were prompted to choose two methodologies they have explored throughout the semester to incorporate into a three minute piece. Methodologies include Theme and Variation, Five Part Rondo, Gestures, Post Modernism, and Chance. Professor Sarah Chiesa encouraged students to have fun and take risks! #uazdance ...

Congrats to Giorgia Menetre, the “Outstanding Senior” for the School of Dance! 🎓👏🥳

Giorgia is graduating with a degree in Dance as well as Journalism and a minor in Public Relations. Giorgia’s dedication in her studies and her creativity has led her to integrate both of her passions, dance and journalism, into one platform. She is graduating with a GPA of 3.96.

During her time at the university, she performed works by renowned choreographers such as George Balanchine and Jose Limon as well as combined her love for writing and dance for professor Liz George’s “Dance and the Senses” this fall.

In addition to her dance experience, she was a freelance writer for National Park Trips, an Outside Brand, had an internship with Teton Gravity Research as their social media intern and worked as a contracted social media coordinator for SKI Magazine this fall. She is also a Digital Marketing Coordinator for the College of Fine Arts, where she fosters community in the College of Fine Arts via social media.

Giorgia is an exceptional student who has excelled in both the arts and journalism, showcasing her dedication, versatility, and leadership skills. Her contributions to the University of Arizona and the broader community have been invaluable.

Excerpts from nomination letter from Associate Director and Professor, Tamara Dyke-Compton
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Good Deeds WINNER @lizgeorgefesch saved a dogs life! That IS a good deed! Winning a one month gift certificate to @f45_training! Thank you @f45_training_samhughes @f45_training_ov for your sponsorship of our good deeds program! ...

Earlier in October, the School of Dance performed at the “Improvisation Jam for an Engaged Community” at the Center for Creative Photography! Here is a short video of the session led by School of Dance director Duane Cyrus. #StudioCCP #uazdance ...

The audio for this reel was unfortunately removed by instagram and we are working to get it back. For the full video please visit our Facebook. Discover the inspiration and concepts behind the choreography of our Fall for Dance performances! Tickets are on sale for week 2! Get yours through our link in bio 🔗 #uazdance #uarizona #schoolofdance #arizonaarts ...

@uazdance is having a THRILLING Halloween learning @odysseydancetheatre official choreography from their iconic show “Thriller!” Did you know we’ve had quite a few alumni in the company including @kels_coleman, @yuzzz12, @gregliles, @yaboylaneblue, @matthewlynady, @bre__wilson, and Visiting Assistant Professor @insta_gi to name a few! #uazdance #odt #thriller #halloween **Disclaimer: The work was originally performed to Thriller by Michael Jackson but this song is not available on Instagram** ...

We love studio 301 and we love our advanced pointe class with Professor @lizgeorgefesch! Working on stamina, strength, and musicality! Enjoy 🩰✨#ballet #ppinte #uazdance #uarizona ...

No plans on November 1st? We’ve got you covered! Come see director @cyart4 unravel the profound connections between movement and life, celebrating dance as a vibrant form of cultural expression at TEDxUArizona: Spirit of Wonder - Session 3, held at Centennial Hall. Accompanied by two talented dance majors, he’ll translate words into movement through a living PowerPoint demonstration. Don’t miss this compelling blend of narrative and dance! #TEDxUArizona #Dance #Culture #Movement #Expression #uazdance #arizonaarts ...

A clip of Eve Lawson from the @georgebalanchinetrust at our Dance Visions event! Highlighting what makes a choreographer a “Legacy” in our industry. An amazing event FREE to the public. Don’t miss our next one! #uazdance #georgebalanchine #serenade ...

Having the incredible @rccltalent audition our dancers was an absolutely thrill! Our studio came alive as dreams met opportunity. #royalcaribbeantalent #auditions #uazdance ...

It’s Week TWO of our Dance Springs Eternal & Student Spotlight: Awakening productions! Come experience faculty, student, and special guest works by legendary choreographers Gerald Arpino and Bill T. Jones. Tickets are selling FAST. Don’t miss out! #uazdance #uaz #beardown🐻⬇️ ...

A dance for his parents! “Groove” by @quezington86 premiers tomorrow at this years Dance Springs Eternal! Tickets are selling fast! Get yours today at our link in bio. #uazdance #dse #arizonaarts ...

@samwatson444’s Badum Boom returns! Come see this iconic piece at our Dance Springs Eternal performances running April 19-30th. Tickets are selling fast. Don’t miss your chance to see this incredible show! ...

Today we celebrate @ava.furukawa as our March good deeds winner! We love being able to celebrate the good deeds of our students no matter how big or small they are. Thank you to our local sponsor @f45_training_samhughes & @f45_training_orovalley! #uazdance ...

@tamzee817 from @cirquedusoleilcasting visits @uazdance auditioning our students for their current and upcoming productions! We are so grateful to have such incredible companies visit our school and we are proud of our alumni currently in the productions. #uazdance #cirqueway #cirquedusoleil #collegedance ...

Part 2 of our Director Profile series! In this episode, Learn from Duane Cyrus on what it means to be the Director for the School of Dance. #uazdance #director #collegedance ...

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