A Dance Resourcefor All
Documentation
Preservation & Access
Interpretation & Education
Who We Are

Founded in 1972,The Dance Archive is a special collecting area with the University of Denver’s Special Collections and Archive.

OurVision

To be the most comprehensive and significant dance resource center in the American West.

OurMission
To advance education and engagement with resources across all genres of dance and movement.
Visit UsOur Collections
The Dance Archive welcomes dance enthusiasts, scholars, and the general public to use our collections.
Folk DanceSquare Dance
The work of Lloyd and Dorothy Shaw and the many clubs and members of the Lloyd Shaw Foundation
DocumentaryTheatre
Documentary and oral histories on Henry Lowenstein’s “Festival Caravan” traveling theater in the park
October 17, 2021

Legends of Dance 2021 Honorees Announced

Six new honorees have been chosen by The Dance Archive as Legends of Dance. Congratulations to our new honorees! 

  • Chung-Fu Chang
  • Peter Davison
  • Dawn Fay
  • William “Duke” Hartman
  • Donna Mejia
  • Ann J. Sanders
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Looking for a way to contribute? Our patrons are vital to the work of The Dance Archive. Learn how you can help us be the most comprehensive and significant dance resource center in the American West.

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