Graduate Program Alumni

Alumna Marie Mortensen (MFA '14) in performance at Space Place Theatre

Many alumni of our MFA program in dance have gone on to have successful careers in performance, choreography, scholarly research, and teaching. A large number of those who pursue teaching hold positions in higher education, while others teach in studios, schools, and other settings. Some of our alums hold administrative positions in arts organizations and non-profits, and many produce their own work, perform in companies, and work as freelance artists.

Some of the colleges and universities where our alums are currently working:

  • The University of Iowa
  • Cornell College
  • Illinois State University
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • Butler University
  • Ball State University
  • Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
  • Washington University (St. Louis)
  • Lindenwood University
  • Western Michigan University
  • The University of Michigan
  • Oakland University
  • Saginaw Valley State University
  • Slippery Rock University
  • Temple University
  • Ursinus College
  • Middlebury College
  • Connecticut College
  • SUNY Brockport
  • University of North Carolina - Greensboro
  • University of North Carolina - Charlotte
  • Hollins University
  • University of Memphis
  • University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa
  • University of New Mexico