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About the UCI Dance Department

The Department of Dance in the Claire Trevor School of the Arts at UC Irvine provides students with an educational environment in which performance opportunities, creative projects and theoretical studies compliment and reinforce each other. The program gives students a foundation in the profession of dance by providing a curriculum and an atmosphere in which the student may create, perform, analyze and study dance from historical, philosophical and scientific perspectives.

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Phone: +1.949.824.7283
Fax: +1.949.824.4563

Department of Dance
Claire Trevor School of the Arts
University of California, Irvine
300 Mesa Arts Building
Irvine, California 92697-2775

Department Contacts

Molly Lynch
Professor and Chair

Laura Swendson
Department Manager

Yvette Cruz
Department Analyst

Aubrey Bayoneta
Department Assistant

Daniel Manoiu, DMA
Principal Musician


Pictured: Molly Lynch, Department Chair / Professor of Dance. Specialties: Ballet, Pointe, Choreography
Photo by Skye Schmidt