Mountain Dance Festival in Missoula

Mountain Dance Festival

UM School of Theatre and Dance presents Mountain Dance Festival July 17-22 in Missoula

MISSOULA – The University of Montana School of Theatre & Dance will host the second annual Mountain Dance Festival Monday through Saturday, July 17-22.

This year’s festival will provide professional and pre-professional dancers with the opportunity to receive expert training in contemporary technique, dance for camera, dance improvisation, site-specific composition, yoga, Pilates and more.
Registration for the full festival costs $250 through Thursday, June 1, before increasing to $275. Several a la carte registration options also are available and can be purchased online at
The festival will culminate with evening-length performances by GERALDCASELDANCE, this year’s company in residence, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 21, and Saturday, July 22, in the Open Space, located in Room 005 of UM’s Performing Arts and Radio/Television Center. Tickets cost $15 for the general public and $10 for students, children and seniors. They can be purchased in advance online at or at the door. The cutting-edge dance collective from San Francisco also will present classes in somatics, technique, partnering and more during the festival.
More information is online at

University of Montana School of Dance and Theatre presents Mountain Dance Festival

UM dance student Charlie Wiseman. Photo by Kira Vercuyssen

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