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Lead instructor and JustUs LDC co-founder, Terrence L. Payne Sr., directs the participants through line dancing routines.

Line Dancing with JustUs Provides Unique Opportunity to be Active During COVID-19

By Mckenzie Uhrig, Arts & Entertainment Editor November 17, 2020

Editor's Note: This article is the third in a mini-series on interactive and safe activities people can participate in during the COVID-19 Pandemic. The Downtown Akron Partnership partnered with...

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.

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

This series is set to include different classes led by dance artists working today.
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...

‘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...

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

UADC Fall Dance Concert: A Mixture of Individual Styles

The performance will include five different routines; each one choreographed by a unique individual with vast experiences in dance.
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...

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

Calling All Professors

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...

Damien Highfield and Noelle Cotler perform Current Frame.

GroundWorks spring show

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...

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...

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