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Dance Events

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2019-2020 Performance Season


Paloma McGregor In Process I

Thursday, August 29, 2019
The Anderson, 907 ½ West Franklin Street
12:00 PM. Free.

Paloma McGregor, a Caribbean-born, New York-based choreographer whose work centers Black voices through collaborative, process-based art-making and organizing, shares work in process during a research residency hosted by VCU as part of the Urban Bush Women Fellowship Program, a component of the UBW Choreographic Center, seeking to bring greater national recognition and support to women choreographers of the African Diaspora.

Dance on Camera – Film Screening

Monday, September 23, 2019
Grace Street Theater, 934 West Grace Street, 7:30 PM.
Tickets $8/$5 students (VCU Students Free)

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.

Paloma McGregor In Process II

Thursday, October 4, 2019
The Anderson, 907 ½ West Franklin Street
7:00 PM. Free.


Tuesday, October 29, 2019
The Depot Annex Studio, behind 814 West Broad Street.
7:00 PM.   Free

An informal showing of new student works in a range of disciplines, with post-performance discussion facilitated by VCUarts Dance faculty.

Fall Senior Project Concert

Friday + Saturday, November 15 + 16, 2019, Time & Venue TBA: Site-Based PerformanceFriday + Saturday, November 22 + 23, 2019, 7:30 pm: Grace Street Theater, 934 West Grace Street.
Tickets $15/$10 students (VCU Students Free)

The Senior Project concert serves as a capstone experience for graduating Dance majors.


Rough Cut: Student Film Screening

Friday, January 24, 2020
Grace Street Theater, 934 West Grace Street
7:30 PM. Free.

New films by VCUarts Dance majors, adjudicated by VCUarts Dance faculty and students. 

VCUarts Dance NOW

Thursday, Friday, Saturday, February 6, 7, 8, 2020
Grace Street Theater, 7:30 PM nightly plus 2:00 PM Saturday matinee
Tickets $15/$10 students (VCU Students Free)

For 2020, this concert in two programs features new works by VCUarts Dance faculty, students, and guest artist Christopher K. Morgan.

Spring Senior Project Concert

Friday + Saturday, April 17 + 18, 2020
Grace Street Theater, 7:30 pm
Tickets $15/$10 students (VCU Students Free)

The Senior Project concert serves as a capstone experience in both performance and choreography for graduating Dance majors.

General Information

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.

The presenting program of VCUarts 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. The Paloma McGregor residency through Urban Bush Women’s Choreographic Center, and the choreographic residency with Christopher K. Morgan are made possible in part by a grant from the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation.


Auditions for admission for the 2020-2021 Academic Year:

Friday, November 22, 2019
Friday, January 24, 2020
Friday, February 7, 2020
Saturday, February 15, 2020
Friday, February 21, 2020

For information on applications and auditions, visit VCUarts.