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Department of Theatre and Dance
We Take Centerstage
The Theatre and Dance Department offers a comprehensive liberal arts education in both theatre and dance, in which students may choose to pursue either a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre or a minor in Dance. In addition to honing performance and technical production skills, students will learn how to: collaborate and communicate with peers to problem solve complex situations, demonstrate theories based on historical and cultural foundations, and analyze artistic works within a informed critical framework. Please note that the BA program and the dance minor are currently suspended due to UAA budget cuts.
Show Your Support
UAA's Theatre and Dance department has provided the Alaskan community with quality education and productions for over 25 years. If you would like to be a part of our continuing legacy of excellence, please consider donating.
Chandler Braley Memorial Dance Scholarship
Excellence in Dance Foundation Account
Masterpieces of the Theatre Foundation Account
William R. Wilson Scholarship Account
Dayle Skore Memorial Foundation Account
Distinctive Design in the Performing Arts Account
Secrets Under the Skin
"Secrets" is a collaborative, multi-disciplinary art installation created by seven artists that premiered December, 2010 in Havana, Cuba, and January, 2011 in Anchorage, Alaska.
The installation, comprised of media, visual art, photographs and -- when possible -- live performance art and live performance, is based on extensive years of fieldwork in Ghana and Cuba by Dr. Jill Flanders Crosby.