Division and Alumni News

A very mariachi Circle of Light

Music's mariachi ensemble and the International Dance Company will perform a folklórico at Thursday evening's Circle of Light Festival.

Improvisation Festival returns to its roots

The Texas Dance Improvisation Festival, born at Texas Woman's University 15 years ago, returns this week to Denton for the first time in five years. The TWU campus will host the TDIF Oct. 5-7. It's an annual event to teach and inspire artists in the improvisational dance community, and features classes, jams and performances.

TWU Dance opens 2023-24 season

The annual Jordan Fuchs Company Concert will examine dancer agency, the development of the TWU dance curriculum, and the evolution of the head of the division. The show takes place Sept. 8-9 at 7 p.m. in the Dance Studio Theater, room 208.

"It feels like freedom"

TWU's Ilana Morgan has been awarded a $35,000 grant to continue her outreach and research working with justice-involved girls ages 15-17 in a Denton County post-adjudication program called Courage to Change. The program takes place in a gym that is part of the Denton ISD Sparks campus, which operates as part of the Denton County Juvenile Detention Center.

Gamblin and Friends to celebrate collaboration

Dance professor Sarah Gamblin will perform to music composed and recorded by her 14-year-old son Gus and his father, Paul Slavens, during "Sarah Gamblin and Friends Dance" on Saturday, May 20, at 7 p.m. in the Dance-Gymnastics Laboratory Building's studio theatre.