Iqbal Khan

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of Theater and Dance!

The Department of Theater and Dance fosters a vibrant and stimulating environment that encourages creative self-expression and critical thinking.  Undergraduate programs include intensive, conservatory-style training for actors and dancers, as well as general degrees with a focus on Dance, Design, Directing, Playwriting, Theater and Community and Theater and Performance Studies.  The department's nationally recognized and highly ranked graduate program offers a diverse array of interdisciplinary approaches to performance research within a global orientation.  The department provides a lively forum for faculty to integrate teaching and research, at the cutting edge of their areas of expertise.

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2019-2020 Season


The UCSB Department of Theater and Dance is proud to announce that the next Michael Douglas Visiting Artist is Iqbal Khan.

Areas of specialization: Technique (ballet, modern, street dance, gaga, hip hop and/or jazz), Music for Dance, Embodied Anatomy, Choreography/Improvisation (JPF01724)

Faculty member Jessica Nakamura presents her new book Transgenerational Remembrance: Performance and the Asia-Pacific War in Contemporary Japan as part of Humanites Decanted at Interdisciplinary Humanities Center at 4 pm on March 5th, 2020 in the McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB.