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Department of Theatre and Dance

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Performance is a major component of a dancer's education at the University of South Carolina, giving students and audiences alike opportunities to be inspired, enlightened and entertained.  Our performances are open to the public so join us for an upcoming show!


Dance Season 2022-2023


UofSC Dance Company Fall Concert

October 20-21, 2022
7:30pm nightly
Koger Center for the Arts
The UofSC Dance Company kicks off our brand new season with a concert featuring Associate Professor Jennifer Deckert’s reconstruction of the dazzling Marius Petipa ballet Paquita, plus original works by faculty members Eduard Forehand, André Megerdichian, and Olivia Waldrop.
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Student Choreography Showcase

November 29 - December 2, 2022
7pm nightly

Drayton Hall Theatre
Under the direction of Professor Stephanie Milling, our student choreographers will present a program of cutting-edge original works which each has conceived, designed and directed.  This bi-annual showcase is a not-to-miss opportunity to see the innovative artistry of our talented young dance artists!



February 9-11, 2023
Feb. 9-10, 7:30pm | Feb. 11, 2pm & 7:30pm
Drayton Hall Theatre
Don’t be late for this very important date, an evening-length re-imagining of Alice in Wonderland choreographed by Jennifer Deckert. Journey with Alice into the depths of her own psyche, where she must find inner strength to survive a strange and dangerous world that just gets “curiouser and curiouser.” Featuring a mix of dance genres and all your favorite characters, Wonderland will be an inspiring visual feast and an adventure you don’t want to miss!


UofSC Dance in Concert with the
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company

April 1-2, 2023
April 1, 6:30pm  |  April 2, 2pm
Koger Center for the Arts

Experience the singular style and vision of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company, who will perform alongside our student dancers for a once-in-a-lifetime, evening length event.  Members of the legendary dance-theatre company, now in its 40th Anniversary Season, will be on campus for a three-week creative residency, during which they will set a new work while teaching repertory from across their four decade history. A gala fundraiser will be held after the April 1 performance.

Student Choreography Showcase

April 22-23, 2023
Drayton Hall Theatre
We’ll end our season with fresh perspectives and new approaches, as our talented student choreographers, again under the direction of Stephanie Milling, showcase work they have developed over the semester.




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