Program Details: Open to the public

CU Boulder Department of Theatre and Dance - Dance Program Outreach

The CU-Boulder Dance Outreach Program seeks to build vital connections among all Coloradans and CU Boulder Dance Division Faculty and Students by providing interdisciplinary movement workshops, technique classes, informal and formal performances and on campus events to K-12 schools as well as higher education and retirement communities.
For further information on any of the programs listed below, contact Peg Posnick at or 303.492.4336

Specific Projects within our Dance Outreach Program include:

Performance and Community Engagement - CU undergraduate dance majors offer interactive informal performances and events, theatre and movement workshops that focus on community building, exploring social justice issues, investigating hierarchical structures, empowering voices.

High School Dance Day - Friday November 3, 2017
8:00 AM-2:00PM/auditions 2:30-4:30
A day of classes, an informal performance, informational sessions, BFA, BA and scholarship auditions. This free event is open to high school students interested in studying dance at a university level program. Teachers, coaches, and parents are also welcome.

Free Tickets Program
Middle and high school students are invited to attend any of the dance concerts offered on the performance season at no cost. Reservations can be made through Peg Posnick
( or 303.492.4336) Check for the season schedule.

Audition Ready Bootcamp March 29, 2018 9AM-3PM
Are you audition ready for any performance opportunity? Attend Audition Ready Bootcamp to hone skills needed for any audition from musical theatre productions to dance team to college dance programs. Learn hot tips and a multitude of moves. Mock audition experience included. The event is offered in the University Theatre and Dance Building.

CU Contemporary Dance Works (CUCDW)
A touring company comprised of dance MFA candidates that offers annual one week residencies during the month of May in Colorado communities that are underserved in the arts. May 12-19, 2018, CUCDW looks forward to their 4th consecutive residency on the Western Slope in and around the communities of Cedaredge, Delta, Hotchkiss and Paonia.

Math and Movement
Interdisciplinary workshops offered that use movement activities to introduce, reinforce, review math concepts.

Special Projects and Events
Please contact Peg Posnick ( or 303.492.4336) for other dance outreach opportunities that could apply to events, performances, assemblies, collaborative choreography, creative or technical workshops/classes/programs or specifically our Math and Movement and Hip Hop workshops

for further information or questions regarding the CU Boulder Dance Program

This is a public program. For more information, please visit the program website.


On Campus

  • Charlotte York Irey Studios
  • University Theatre

In Colorado

Takes place in over 10 Colorado cities.
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  • Akron
  • Arvada
  • Aurora
  • Berthoud
  • Boulder
  • Branson
  • Brighton
  • Broomfield
  • Brush
  • Castle Rock
  • Cedaredge
  • Centennial
  • Colorado Springs
  • Commerce City
  • Conifer
  • Crawford
  • Creede
  • Crested Butte
  • Dacono
  • Delta
  • Denver
  • Englewood
  • Erie
  • Evergreen
  • Firestone
  • Fort Collins
  • Fort Lupton
  • Fort Morgan
  • Frederick
  • Frisco
  • Golden
  • Greeley
  • Gunbarrel
  • Highlands Ranch
  • Hotchkiss
  • Lafayette
  • Lakewood
  • Littleton
  • Longmont
  • Louisville
  • Loveland
  • Lyons
  • Monarch
  • Montrose
  • Morrison
  • Nederland
  • Niwot
  • Northglenn
  • Paonia
  • Parker
  • Peetz
  • Pueblo
  • Pueblo West
  • Steamboat Springs
  • Sterling
  • Thornton
  • Trinidad
  • Vail
  • Walsenburg
  • Weldona
  • Westminster
  • Wiggins
  • Wray

Program Partners

Supporting This Program

  • BVSD
  • Balfour Retirement Community
  • Blue Sage Center for the Arts
  • Carillon Retirement Community
  • EcoArts
  • Frasier Meadows Retirement Community
  • Hotchkiss High School/Middle School
  • Neuroimaging Consortium
  • New Vista High School
  • Paonia Elementary School
  • The Academy Retirement Community
  • The Joshua School - Boulder
  • University Hill Elementary

Sponsoring Units

Arts & Sciences, College of

  • Theatre and Dance, Department of

Program Contact

Peg Posnick
Community Engagement Coordinator

Program Categories


  • Dance
  • Diversity
  • Education (K-12)
  • Education (Pre-K/Early Learning)
  • Fine Arts
  • Humanities
  • Popular Culture
  • Recreation/Entertainment
  • Theatre

Program Types:

  • After School Activity/Instruction
  • Civic Engagement
  • Classroom Instruction
  • Community Development
  • Community Event
  • Field Trip
  • Lesson Plans/Teaching Resources
  • Professional Development - Other
  • Professional Development - Teacher
  • Public Lecture/Demonstration
  • Public Performance
  • Workshop


  • Adult Learners
  • Alumni/Parents/Friends
  • At-Risk Youth
  • Children & Youth (outside school)
  • General Public
  • Rural Communities
  • Senior Citizens
  • Socio-Economic Disadvantaged
  • Special Needs Individuals
  • Students - Early Learning
  • Students - Elementary School
  • Students - ESL
  • Students - High School
  • Students - Homeschooled
  • Students - Middle School
  • Teachers - Early Learning
  • Teachers - Elementary School
  • Teachers - High School
  • Teachers - Middle School
  • Urban Communities