Dance Events

v c u arts dance students performing

2022-2023 Performance Season

The presenting program of VCU Dance is committed to building and engaging dance audiences in the University and Richmond communities while providing opportunities for artists to present and create work. Residencies with guest artists are made possible in part by a grant from the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation.


Dance On Camera Film Screening 

Monday, September 19, 7:30 PM

Grace Street Theater

An intriguing evening of dance based films combining the communication arts, film, choreography, and a number of other art forms, curated by Dr. Kate Sicchio, Assistant Professor of Dance & Media Technologies.

Fall Salon

Friday, October 28, 7:30 PM

Depot Annex Studio

An informal showing of new student work, with post-performance audience feedback facilitated by students, and in collaboration with Appomattox Regional Governor’s School.

High School Festival

November 4-6

A weekend of classes and conversation with local and regional high school dancers and faculty, culminating in a performance on Saturday, November 5, 7:30 pm at Grace Street Theater.

Fall Senior Project Concert

Friday – Saturday, November 10-12; Friday – Saturday, November 18-19, 7:30 PM Grace Street Theater

The Senior Project concert serves as a capstone experience in both performance and choreography for graduating Dance majors. Fall 2022 will feature performances in [both The Anderson gallery spaces] and on the Grace Street Theater stage.


Rough Cut Film Screening

Friday, January 27, 2023, 7:30 PM
New films by VCUarts students across disciplines, adjudicated by faculty and students. 

VCUarts Dance NOW 2023

Thursday – Saturday, February 16 – 18, 7:30 PM

For 2023, this concert in two programs features new works by VCUarts Dance faculty.

Spring Salon

Friday, March 24, 7:30 PM

Dance Center 203

First-Year Repertory Concert 

Friday, May 5, 7:30 PM

Grace Street Theater

First-year Dance majors perform an evening of new work by VCUarts Dance faculty.

General Information

Performance details will be announced within one month of each event.

For ticket and theater rental information, contact the Grace Street Theater:

934 West Grace Street
Richmond, Virginia
Phone: 804-828-2020
Fax: 804-827-0154

Visit Website

Reserve tickets online here.

Auditions for admission for the 2023-2024 Academic Year

Friday, November 18, 2022

Friday, December 2nd, 2022

Friday, January 27th, 2023

Virtual auditions accepted on a rolling basis.

For information on applications and auditions, visit VCUarts.