UNLV Dance is pleased to announce the 2021-2022 concert season, ABCs of dance. The dance department is once again welcoming the audience live to the UNLV theater spaces and will also continue its streaming component allowing guests to experience the shows from their homes.
The ABC theme signals a return to the basics that underpin the fabric of the dance art form. The concert season opens October 22-23 with Alphabetical actions – a culmination of UNLV Faculty of Dance choreography Cathy Allen, Dolly Kelepecz-Momot, Louis Kavouras and artist-in-residence Ari Mayzick, former lead dancer of the Martha Graham Dance Company – at the Judy Bayley Theater. It features lighting from UNLV Dance design specialist Michael Jarett.
D is for dancing, November 18-20, 2021 at Dance Studio HFA 111, features exciting choreography and lighting design by the talented Bachelor of Fine Arts in Performance and Choreography, and Production and Management, respectively. The Dance Department is the only dance department in the country to offer a degree program in Dance Lighting, Design, and Stage Management.
The fall semester ends with More dancing on Friday 3 December 2021, a streaming concert of innovative dance works performed in specific locations on the site.
Spring concerts begin with Kinetic languages on February 25-26, 2022 at the Judy Bayley Theater. It will present works by professors and guest artists and explore how dance is a language of movement.
From April 21 to 23, 2022, UNLV Dance will give the spring concert, 5 6 7 8, showcasing milestone and capstone choreographed works and lighting design by Bachelor of Fine Arts majors.
The season ends with Last Dance on Friday May 6, 2022, a final concert of works in streaming.
Beyond live concerts, UNLV Dance is always a world on the move. On November 5, the College of Fine Arts welcomes the return of Artwalk. This exciting event includes performances by UNLV Dance majors and features a special 40th anniversary tribute to the famous Claes Oldenburg flashlight, as well as a performance with the Erick Hawkins Dance Company of a reimagined work by Hawkins. 1947, featuring a reconstructed ensemble by Isamu Noguchi.
UNLV Dance also presents pop-up concerts throughout the year. Follow us or subscribe to UNLV Dance on Facebook, Instagram or YouTube to find out more about upcoming events.
Tickets will go on sale Monday, September 27, 2021 at the UNLV Performing Arts Center box office, located at the northeast end of campus and attached to the south face of the parking lot. Maps and directions are available online. Individual show tickets can be purchased for $ 18 over the phone by calling 702-895-ARTS (2787) or online at the Performing Arts Center box office.
Discounted tickets are available for seniors, military, all UNLV students, faculty and staff, and UNLV alumni for $ 10. Streaming access for each concert will also be $ 10 per household. Additional charges may apply.