The Dance program at UMKC focuses on dance technique and theory, and we are committed to advancing creativity. You’ll create a strong foundation for your career in dance, rooted in ballet, modern dance and choreography. We champion the traditions of the past while preparing for the future through innovation, enterprise and arts advocacy. You’ll experience the mission of UMKC in the Dance program as we seek to promote diversity by fostering an inclusive learning environment.
Our program is equal-emphasis between ballet and modern dance, and your learning experience will mirror the current programming of national dance companies.