Department of Dance


Department of Dance presents Permanent Moments

Date posted: October 6th, 2015

The Department of Dance at Case Western Reserve University will open the 2015-2016 performance season with Permanent Moments, Oct. 30, 31, and Nov. 5, 6, 7 at 8 PM. …Read more.


Department of Dance Announces Guest Artist-in-Residence

Date posted: September 1st, 2015

The dance department’s 2015 fall concert will feature Triptych choreographed by Larry Keigwin. The CWRU performances mark the first time the work will be performed by dancers other than those in Keigwin’s New York based company, Keigwin and Company (K+C). …Read more.

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Your Chance to Dance!

Date posted: August 26th, 2015

CWRU’s Mather Dance Collective (MaDaCol) will hold auditions for the fall performance on Sunday, Aug 30 at 5:00 pm at Mather Dance Center. This performance opportunity is open to all; no previous dance experience is necessary! …Read more.

Second year graduate student Tingting Zhou
Second year graduate student Tingting Zhou

Waltzing Around the World

Date posted: August 25th, 2015

CWRU graduate students from the Department of Dance could be found in all corners of the globe this summer. Many students were honored with competitive awards from the university to assist in their travels and research. …Read more.


2015-2016 Performance Season


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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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