Postgraduate dance students heard first-hand advice from two alumni in a special event hosted by the Department of Dance called Life after the MA.

It is the tenth anniversary of thesis performances for the MFA Choreography programme and this year the students donated all performance proceeds to various charitable causes.

An independent director for the 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games, Zhi Xu, Daniel, is a choreographer and dancer studying MA Dance Philosophy and History in the Department of Dance. 

Led by a committee of third-year dance students, the annual Footprint Festival has recently been re-named to the This is Dance Festival. It will bring together the University and local community in a five day celebration.

Dance academics and practitioners will gather at the University of Roehampton next week for a major four-day conference addressing the latest debates in the discipline.

Shaun Dillon, Roehampton alumnus and artistic director of Dillon Dance Company returned to the Place’s annual festival called Resolution in February.  

Roehampton dance alumna and London-based choreographer, Hanna Wroblewski will be performing her own dance solo as part of the Place's Resolution Festival in February.

The Department of Dance is hosting the Royal Anthropological Institute’s 2016 Blacking Lecture in which dancing will be explored as a social space for the world’s past and for the future.

The Department of Dance welcomes a Resident Artist to their team, renowned choreographer Lea Anderson. She will be working with second year BA Dance students to investigate the movement of a selection of popular cultural superstars of the twentieth century.
A Roehampton alumna has recently choreographed and directed a video that was commissioned by Tate Modern and stars singer song-writer, Mabel.
Roehampton Dance students will perform Akram Khan's choreography to open the Big Dance Festival on 2 July 2016 with 1,000 other dancers in London’s iconic Trafalgar Square.
Today at 1pm BST staff, students and members of the public will gather at the University of Roehampton’s Digby Square to perform as part of the Big Dance Pledge.
 Students and academics in the Department of Dance will be participating in the annual Navadisha event, a leading international conference for South Asian Dance, later this month. 
This week the Department of Dance publishes the second issue of its annual peer-reviewed publication Mōtiō: Postgraduate Journal for Dance Practice and Research, which features new research by emergent researchers and practitioners of dance.
Led by a committee of third-year dance students, the annual Footprint Festival will bring together the University and local community in a six day dance celebration.
Today marks International Dance Day, where dance is celebrated across the world. The Department of Dance students played a key role in the creation of the story for the choreography in Akram Khan’s Big Dance Pledge, the UK’s largest celebration of dance.
University of Roehampton has retained its position as the highest ranked modern university in London in the results of the Complete University Guide 2017.
Choreographers and dancers in residence at the Department of Dance, Cyril Baldy and Tilman O’Donnell from the Forsythe Company offered a five day workshop with students and members of the community. In the workshop which formed a part of a project called ‘Whatever-ing’, participants explored how to be present in mind and body through dancing.
Roehampton Dance Department recently had four of its students present their research at the esteemed British Conference of Undergraduate Research. 
Dr Ann David, Head of the Department of Dance has been invited to speak at the Royal Anthropological Institute, one of the world’s most esteemed scholarly associations dedicated to furthering anthropology.