Academic Programs

Led by talented and dedicated instructors, the dance curriculum and practicum experiences at NMU are second to none. 

Regional Leader

NMU houses the ONLY collegiate dance program in the Upper Peninsula and creates well-rounded professionals whether they be on stage or behind the scenes.

Dedicated Studio Space

In 2017, NMU built a brand new dance studio dedicated to the success of the dance program.

Where a Degree in Dance Can Take You

When you get a bachelor's degree in dance, you can have a successful career as a dancer, choreographer, teaching artist, instructor, and more. Assemble or perform in international advertising campaigns, score as an animated character, stage static and 'living' museum exhibits, or educate the next generation of performers. The possibilities when you achieve your degree in dance are endless. 

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You can also contact us directly with any questions you may have:  |  906-227-2760

Take the next steps

If you're interested in pursuing dance education at NMU, we encourage you to request more information, schedule a campus visit, or apply. 

Student Advisory Board

Students are elected every year to represent each program in our department. Check out this years representatives!