Department of Dance

Kelli Sanford, MFA ’07 to receive Akron Arts Alive Award

Date posted: April 28th, 2016

Kelli Sanford was selected to receive the 2016 Akron Arts Alive Award for Outstanding Artist in Dance. The award recognizes individual artists whose work has made a significant impact on his or her discipline through outstanding creativity and growth.  …Read more.


2015-2016 Performance Season


Permanent Moments 
Oct. 30, 31 and Nov. 5, 6, 7 at  8 p.m. and Nov. 1 at 2:30 p.m.
Faculty and guest artist concert featuring Triptych by guest artist Larry Keigwin; Gary Galbraith’s Islands of Desire; Karen Potter’s Back to Beyond; and new works by Potter and Shannon Sterne.

Feb. 25, 26, 27 at 8 p.m. and Feb. 28 at 2:30 p.m.
Spring MFA Thesis Concert featuring dance works by MFA candidates Ziying Cui and Yidi Lin.

Mar. 17, 18, 19 at 8 p.m. and Mar. 20 at 2:30 p.m.
Spring MFA Thesis Concert dance works by MFA candidates Andrea Alvarez, Jared Bendis and Richard Oaxaca.

Fall: Nov. 19, 20 at 8 p.m. and Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
Spring: Apr. 14, 15 at 8 p.m. and Apr. 16 at 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
MaDaCol (Mather Dance Collective) is CWRU’s lively dance ensemble featuring members of the university and Cleveland communities. 
All tickets for MaDaCol are $5 at the door.

Tickets for Permanent Moments and for the Spring thesis concerts may be purchased (cash or check only) at the door prior to each performance: $7 for students with ID, $10 for adults 60+ and university personnel, and $15 for general admission. Reservations are recommended, and may be made by calling (216) 368-5246, or online at


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