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‘Ideas in Motion’ Initiative Kicks Off with 21st Century Dance Practices Series

Guzzetta Hall was named on Oct. 29, 1976, in recognition of Dominic J. Guzzetta, Eleventh President of UA and in memory of his wife, Nola M. Guzzetta.

By LeKesha Parkman, Special Editions Editor

February 6, 2020

The National Center for Choreography at The University of Akron (NCCAkron) and the University’s School of Dance Theatre and Arts Administration (DTAA) have announced a new joint initiative called “Ideas in Motion.” Supported by NCCAkron, UA, The University of Akron Foundation and the Mary Schi...

‘The Snow Maiden’ Dances into EJ Thomas Hall

‘The Snow Maiden’ Dances into EJ Thomas Hall

By Amanda Piekarz, Arts & Entertainment Editor

February 13, 2019

The University of Akron Dance Institute hosted the production of “The Snow Maiden” on Feb. 2, at EJ Thomas Hall. "The Snow Maiden" is an opera composed by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov in 1881 and has since been adapted into new formats as time went on. UA performed a ballet adaptation of the original opera,...

UADC Fall Dance Concert: A Mixture of Individual Styles

A banner promotes the performance across campus. (Image via UADC)

By Megan Parker, Copy Editor

November 14, 2018

The University of Akron Dance Company will be performing its Fall 2018 Dance Concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Kolbe Hall Daum Theatre on Nov. 15,16 and 17. Tickets for this event can be purchased by calling 330-972-7895. General admission is $12, student admission is $6 and seniors, UA alumni, faculty and st...

Calling All Professors

The University of Akron’s Ballroom Dance Team gathers at their recent competition at The Ohio State University. (Photo courtesy of Christine Reese)

By Erika Newcome, Sports, Arts and Entertainment Editor

February 22, 2018

Forget Dancing with the Stars, The University of Akron’s Ballroom Dance team is hosting Dancing with the Professor’s on Monday, Apr. 9.   Eight professors with the most amount of nominations will be given a lesson by UA’s Ballroom Dance Club at the University! “Our club has been talking about...

GroundWorks spring show

Damien Highfield and Noelle Cotler perform

By Elizabeth Zumbach, Arts & Life Writer

March 9, 2015

The northeast Ohio dance company GroundWorks performed their annual spring show on Thursday, March 5 and Friday, March 6. Now, in it’s 16th season, the inaugural show was performed in E.J. Thomas Hall’s Stage Door theater. GroundWorks featured dancers Felise Bagley, Noelle Cotler, Annika Sheaff,...

Choreographer’s Workshop wows

By Hillary Martter

November 12, 2013

This past weekend, The University of Akron Dance Program hosted their Choreographer’s Workshop at Daum Theater. The performance, which happens twice a year (once in the fall semester and again in the spring), is “a chance for choreography students to articulate their artistic vision into a fully...