University of Arizona
School of Dance

Join us SEPTEMBER 27, 28, AND 29TH!


Unleash your dance skills at the Arizona Jazz Dance Showcase (AJDS), hosted annually by the University of Arizona School of Dance. This explosive festival is designed for intermediate/advanced dancers, ages 12 and up. Experience mesmerizing performances, diverse dance classes, and the thrilling opportunity to showcase your talent on stage.

Don’t miss the exclusive scholarship auditions and the chance to audition for the esteemed UA School of Dance. Get ready to ignite your passion for dance at AJDS – where talent meets opportunity!


Experience diverse dance techniques, master classes, and the optional Scholarship Class. Win awards, scholarships, and cash prizes. Seize the opportunity to showcase your talent and take the stage at AJDS!

Invitational Concert

Seize the spotlight and showcase your talent at the Invitational Concert. All attending schools have the exciting opportunity to submit their work and be part of this highly anticipated performance. Be ready to captivate the audience, leave your mark, and make an unforgettable impact on the AJDS stage.

Jazz in AZ

Experience the high-energy wonder of “Jazz in AZ” at the Stevie Eller Theatre. Watch the captivating fusion of jazz, tap, and contemporary dance performed by the UA School of Dance Ensemble. This program is not to be missed! Admission is included in the registration fee for participants and observers.

univeristy Audition

Attention incoming university first year or transfer students for the fall 2025 term!

Don’t miss the opportunity to attend the university audition held annually for prospective incoming dancers. Showcase your skills, engage in a Q&A session, and take the first step towards an exceptional dance education at UArizona School of Dance!