Who is DAC?
The Dance Arts Council consists of the following twelve groups:
African Rhythms is Penn's premiere African Drum and Dance troupe. Since 1993, they have been educating the Philadelphia community about West African and Afro-Cuban drum and dance styles.
Arts House Dance Company
AHDC is a student-run group dedicated to presenting the highest level of performance and technique. We produce full shows and collaborative projects in styles including contemporary, jazz, ballet, and hip-hop.
Penn Dhamaka is Penn's first and only all-male dance troupe. We combine Western and South Asian dance styles, aspiring to present fresh, unique, and innovative fusion of these cultures.
Onda Latina is the University of Pennsylvania's premier Latin Dance troupe.
Pan-Asian Dance Troupe
We seek to celebrate Pan-Asian culture through traditional, modern, and fusion dances, and to establish an organization in which people of all nationalities can learn to express themselves through dance.
PENNaach is Penn's only all-female South Asian fusion dance troupe, and has exposed members to various styles of South Asian dance for almost 19 years.
Penn Dance Company
Penn Dance is a co-ed, student-run, modern dance company that prides itself on innovative and expressive choreography. We have the privilege of working with a professional artistic director.
Soundworks Tap Factory
Founded in 2001, Soundworks Tap Factory is University of Pennsylvania's one and only strictly tap dancing group. We are a completely student-choreographed team that produces shows throughout the year.
Sparks Dance Company
Sparks Dance Company, founded in 1989, is Penn's premiere dance company dedicated to both performing and community service. The company maintains a high technical level of many styles of dance.
Strictly Funk Dance Company
Started in 1997, Strictly Funk has become Penn's premiere hip-hop and contemporary dance company. We take talent from all over Philly; you think you can Funk with us?
West Philly Swingers
The West Philly Swingers is UPenn's premiere swing-dancing troupe. Our mission is to foster enthusiasm for swing dance styles including Lindy Hop, West Coast Swing, Blues, and more.
Yalla is the University of Pennsylvania's premier Middle Eastern dance & drum troupe.