Western Michigan University
The mission of Western Michigan University’s Department of Dance is to provide high-quality, undergraduate education that prepares students for professional careers in dance and related fields.
Within its mission, the Department of Dance is committed to:
Experiential learning through which students integrate theory and practice to discover, explore, and articulate a sense of themselves as dance artists and leaders
Providing curricula and special projects that value student choice and aesthetic breadth
Offering comprehensive, tri-focal training in ballet, jazz, and modern dance techniques
Engagement with national and international dance communities through artist residencies and immersive experiences