Dance Spirit

Dance Students and Faculty React to the Sudden Shutdown of the University of the Arts

Last Friday, the University of the Arts in Philadelphia announced it would be shutting down as of June 7. The Philadelphia Inquirer reported that a steep drop in enrollment left the nearly 150-year-old school in such a deep financial crisis that the accrediting agency abruptly withdrew its charter.   Many students and faculty found out through the Inquirer’s coverage, and only got […]

Jennifer Heimlich for Dance Magazine