Undergraduate Student Organizations
The Dance Council is a newly created co-curricular program with Theater and Performance Studies, involving more then 300 students, 7 productions annually, with a sweeping range of forms from Ballet to Bhangra.
Apsara is a classical Indian dance group that shares the art of classical dance through student productions, choreography, classes, and academic exploration.
The Argentine Tango Club provides open, affordable tango classes and events on the UChicago campus, and coordinates member attendance at events off-campus.
The Ballroom and Latin Dance Association promotes the love of Latin and Ballroom dance on campus and in the neighborhood by providing affordable dance opportunities.
A competitive Garba/Raas dance team at the University of Chicago.
The Chicago Swing Dance Society provides weekly lessons and open dancing in styles including East Coast Swing, Blues, Lindy Hop, and Charleston.
The Gingarte Capoeira Club offers classes and workshops in the African-Brazilian martial art of capoeira, as well as performances of capoeira and African-Brazilian dances throughout the Chicago area.
UChicago Maya is a fusion dance group dedicated to innovative, demanding, and exploratory choreography and performance, drawing influences from styles such as contemporary, jazz, and hip-hop.
PhiNix Dance Crew was formed in 2009 with the hope of building a hip hop presence on campus and in neighboring areas. Since then, the group has expanded and now maintains two sub-groups: the Choreography Crew and the Freestyle Crew.
Rhythmic Bodies in Motion offers workshops on Fridays and Saturdays in the fall, and produces an annual spring showcase featuring a wide variety of dance styles.
UC Dancers provides an opportunity for dancers of all levels to express themselves through modern and contemporary jazz dance, encouraging student choreography and improvisation, and hosting free, all-levels dance classes taught by professional dancers and instructors.
Bhangra is an energetic dance form that originates from the Punjab region of north India. UChicago's elite bhangra team has performed at competitions, cultural events, weddings, conventions, and more.
University Ballet of Chicago offers classical ballet training and performance opportunities for dancers of diverse backgrounds and abilities.
Graduate Student Organizations
PDG teaches all styles of dance to the Pritzker community and greater neighborhood with the aim of fostering relationships, encouraging new modes of expression, and promoting healthy, active living.