About us

Orchesis Dance is one of the oldest student organisations at the University of Alberta and exists to provide everyone who wants to with a chance to dance in a vibrant, creative, spirited atmosphere.

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Orchesis is grateful for the support of the Alberta Foundation for the Arts Post Secondary Grant section, and to the Campus Recreation Enhancement Fund (CREF) at the University of Alberta.

Orchesis dance circa 1928. UW-Madison Archives

Orchesis Dance (1928)

Photo courtesy of UW-Madison Archives


Photo credits throughout the website:

  • Centree Photography
  • Marc J Chalifoux Photography
  • Tamara Bliss
  • Tracy Kolenchuk
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison Archives
  • University of Alberta