VCU Dance 2017-2018 Performance Season


Mr Gaga- Film Screening

Monday, September 25, 2017

Grace Street Theater, 8:00 PM $8/$5 students
A screening of Tomer Heymann’s riveting documentary on Ohad Naharin, Artistic Director of Batsheva Dance Company.

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

Part I: November 3, 2017
Site-Specific Works at 1708 Gallery’s InLight Exhibition. 7:00 pm. Broad Street Arts & Culture District.

Part II: November 16-18, 2017, 8:00 pm
Works for the Concert Stage at Grace Street Theater. Tickets $15/$10 students


Wednesday, November 29, 2017

The Depot: 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 VCU Dance faculty.



Thursday, Friday, Saturday, February 8-10, 2018

Grace Street Theater, 8:00 PM plus 2:00 PM Saturday matinee   $15/$10 students
For 2018, this concert features new works by VCU Dance students, faculty members, and guest artists, all performed by VCU Dance majors. Featuring new work by visiting faculty artists Ching-I Chang Bigelow and André Zachery, and guest artist Helen Simoneau.


Helen Simoneau Danse:
Land Bridge

Saturday, March 3, 2018

“An extraordinary evening of performance — eloquent, primal, memorable.” – The Winston-Salem Journal

W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts, 922 Park Avenue, 7:30 pm     $20/$15 students.

VCU Dance Hosts the 2018 Mid-Atlantic South Conference of the 
American College Dance Association

Sunday-Wednesday, March 4-7, 2018

Adjudication and Gala Concerts open to the public. Details here.

New Work by VCU’s iCubed Fellow Meghan Abadoo

Friday & Saturday, March 23 & 24, 2018

Grace Street Theater, 8:00 pm     $15/$10 students.
VCU iCubed builds a transdisciplinary community of scholars who provide innovative solutions to challenges in urban environments.

Spring Senior Project Concert

Thursday – Saturday, April 19-21, 2018

Grace Street Theater, 8:00 pm     $15/$10 students.
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.

Recognized by professional dancers and choreographers as “a place where things are happening,” Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Dance and Choreography offers a vibrant and stimulating atmosphere where students prepare for careers in dance.

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. The presentation of Helen Simoneau Danse and the Helen Simoneau residency are made possible in part by a grant from the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation and by VCUarts.


Auditions for admission for the 2018-2019 Academic Year:

Friday, November 17, 2017
Friday, January 26, 2018
Friday, February 9, 2018
Friday, February 16, 2018

For information on applications and auditions, visit VCUarts.

Virginia Commonwealth University is an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Dance.