From Margins to Mainstream: A Brief Tap Dance History
Tap dance has seen ups and downs in its popularity over time. Find out what makes it so popular and how it’s survived so long!
Staff Picks: Must-See Events in the 2019/20 Season
UMS staff members share which performances they can’t wait to experience.
Meet the 2019/20 Season 21st Century Artist Interns
Each year, UMS and the U-M School of Music, Theatre & Dance pair students with a summer internship working for a dance, theater, or music ensemble that UMS will present in its upcoming season.
Announcing the 2019 DTE Energy Foundation Educator of the Year
UMS and the DTE Energy Foundation are pleased to honor Scarlett Middle School band teacher Caroline Fitzgerald as the 2019 DTE Energy Foundation Educator of the Year.
Introducing the 2019/20 UMS Season
Familiar. Disruptive. Emotional. Provocative. Welcome to UMS’s 141st season.
Culture Connects Us with Yo-Yo Ma
UMS partnered with Yo-Yo Ma to bring two unforgettable days of inspiration to Michigan.
Watch & Listen: Eric Owens and Lawrence Brownlee Duo Recital
Bass-baritone Eric Owens and tenor Lawrence Brownlee sing arias, American popular songs, spirituals, and Gospel favorites, accompanied by pianist Myra Huang.
10 Things About Robert Mapplethorpe + ‘Triptych’
Explore photographer/artist Robert Mapplethorpe’s legacy before UMS’s world premiere of Triptych: Eyes of One On Another.
Camille A. Brown’s Inspirational Moves and Message
Camille A. Brown & Dancers mesmerized audiences, including workshops in K-12 schools, community dance events, a sold-out School Day Performance, and the UMS debut of ink.