Every year the Dance Program takes the Dance Ensemble to the Oakland Dance Festival. The Oakland Dance Festival is a chance for high school dance students to engage with Univeristy Faculty and Staff and Students. Faculty Representatives from all major dance programs around the state attend the Oakland Dance Festival for recruiting purposes.
Dance Faculty Shawn T Bible teachese the Scholarship audition class at the Festival.
Dance Faculty Carrie Morris teaches technique class at the Festival.
The Dance Ensemble will be performing in the evening concert representing Grand Valley State University's Dance Program among other state programs: the University of Michigan, Oakland University, Wayne State, Hope College, Western Michigan, Michigan State University, etc...