Performing dancers


Dance is an art form that takes both imagination and discipline. In the Dance Program at Gonzaga University, you will develop your art as a dancer while learning the skills to turn your passion into a profession.

The program, currently offering a major and minor in dance, explores a variety of dance styles and techniques including: musical theatre, urban, modern, jazz, and ballet. There are many opportunities each year to experience the thrill of performance through both faculty and student choreographed concerts as well as participation in the American College Dance Association regional conferences.

The Dance Program aims to inspire others through the Dance for Parkinson’s service project, community performances, and the ZagDance program, a free elementary after-school dance program taught by our dance students. The program also hosts professional dance workshops and is home to Boundless, a dance club with classes and performance opportunities for all Gonzaga students.

More About Dance at Gonzaga

Fall Dance Day 2019

Join the Gonzaga University Dance Program for this inaugural event! Attend dance classes, meet dance students and faculty, tour our beautiful facilities.

What I've Learned

Suzanne Ostersmith, Assistant Professor, Dance Program Director, reflects on her experiences with Gonzaga University’s dance programs.

How the Dance Unfolds

The Gonzaga experience is filled with moments that come together to forge lasting relationships, provide strength in the face of challenge and help you find your purpose.

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502 East Boone Avenue
Spokane, WA 99258
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