The University of Oklahoma School of Dance welcomes you to our 2020-2021 season of exciting performances, guest artists in residence, workshops, auditions and special events.

We hope you will join us at one of this season's spectacular performances or delightful special events!

Current University policies do not require those who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 to wear face coverings.  We do strongly encourage guests to distance themselves from other parties while indoors.  Please be aware that information will be updated as changes occur.

For performance tickets, contact the box office at 405-325-4101, Monday through Friday 11:30am to 5:30pm.  Or starting 1 hour before show time.

Tickets may be purchased online here.


Many on-demand videos available here.

Past Performances


Summer Dance is back in 2021 and the School of Dance is pleased to bring you a collection of new works by Austin Hartel, Roxanne Lyst and Michael Bearden in addition to a few excerpts from the classical ballet repertoire. Join us for this in person celebration of dance! 

7 p.m. June 25
3 p.m. June 26
Historic Holmberg Hall
In-person tickets on sale– June 7
This production is suitable for all audiences.

Program Available Here

Invisible Text


Five exceptional dances comprise this year’s production, including excerpts from Gerald Arpino’s Reflections and Viva Vivaldi; an expanded Thousand Cranes by Boyko Dossev, and Mary Margaret Holt’s Sphinx. Rounding out the program are two premieres by Michael Bearden and guest choreographer Mariana Oliveira.

Mariana Oliveira, guest choreographer
Choreography by Gerald Arpino, Michael Bearden, Boyko Dossev and Mary Margaret Holt

8 p.m. April 8, 9, 10
3 p.m. April 11
Elsie C. Brackett Theatre
In-person tickets on sale– March 25
This production is suitable for all audiences.


Young Choreographers’ Showcase presents a perennial favorite production featuring exciting, original choreography by School of Dance students selected and arranged in two completely separate programs for the first time in the history of this production. Showcasing dance works from the entire spectrum of movement styles, with lighting design by students from the Helmerich School of Drama. Young Choreographers’ Showcase is an evening of inspirational dance entertainment. We suggest you plan to see both programs!

8 p.m. Feb. 4, 5, 6
3 p.m. Feb. 7
Reynolds Performing Arts Center
In-person tickets on sale– Jan. 18
This production is suitable for all audiences.


8 p.m. October 30, 31
3 p.m. November 1
Reynolds Performing Arts Center

University Theatre and School of Dance welcomes guest choreographer Claude Alexander III,
with School of Dance faculty choreographers Austin Hartel, Leslie Kraus and Roxanne Lyst as they create one amazing program of modern and contemporary dance!

Watch On Demand, Click Here!