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Washington University Dance Theatre: Return

“It is most unusual to return to a place that has changed in ways you yourself have altered.” --Nelson Mandela
“Come back to yourself. Return to the voice of your body. Trust that much.” -- Geneen Roth

After the year of “lockdown” where social and event spaces became entirely virtual, we gained a new appreciation for communities of people gathering in person to witness and share experiences.  Live performance generates palpable sensations of authentic presence that only being with others can bring. Join us for the return of Washington University Dance Theatre to the Edison Theater and experience the art of human movement, and its power to bring us back together again.

This annual concert dance showcase features diverse and creative choreography by resident and guest artists, performed by select student dancers of the Performing Arts Department.

Artistic Direction by David Marchant

Friday & Saturday, December 3 & 4 at 8 p.m.
Sunday, December 5 at 2 p.m.

Edison Theatre

Ticket Information

Tickets are FREE for all WashU Full-time undergraduate and graduate students and University College students who have been admitted into a degree program. 

Please Note: WashU student tickets are not available on-line. WashU Students should pick up their FREE ticket at anytime during Edison Box Office Hours: Monday – Friday 10 am – 4 pm; and Saturday 10 am – 2 pm.
If you plan to pick up your ticket immediately before a show, please be sure to arrive 30 – 45 minutes prior to start time to ensure you are seated before the curtain rises.

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COVID-19 policies for patrons

All patrons 12 years and older will be required to show proof of COVID vaccination or provide a negative COVID test upon arrival at the venue. If you are a WashU student, faculty, or staff member, you may show your WashU ID as proof of COVID vaccination or negative COVID test.

All attendees are required to complete a health screener within 4 hours of arrival to campus. Be prepared to show the “Cleared for Campus” result to event staff upon arrival.
Visitor Screening Tool
WUSTL Student/Faculty/Staff Screening Tool

Masks are to be worn at all times while indoors on the Wash U campus. That includes the Edison lobby area, restrooms, and while seated in the theater.