College of Arts and Communication

American College Dance Association (ACDA)

Each year the Theatre/Dance Department sends 15 to 22 students to the ACDA.  Number of students is dependent upon destination and available funding monies.  Those students who are performing in the Adjudicated works (2) and Informal Concert (1) are required to attend. Please keep in mind that a Department of Theatre/Dance stage manager is also required to attend and often a student dance accompanist attends.  

Any additional open spots for student participation are considered on an individual basis with the following criteria.  

  1. Senior Dance Minor and UW-Whitewater Dance Company member or someone who has proven a sustained commitment to the Dance Minor program.
  2. Junior Dance Minor status and UW-Whitewater Dance Company member with a positive overall engagement in the Dance Minor and Dance Company. 
  3. Sophomore or Freshman Dance Minor and UW-Whitewater Dance Company member with a positive overall engagement in the Dance Minor and Dance Company. 
  4. Sophomore or freshman status with a positive overall engagement in the Dance