Bachelor Programs in Dance

Compare 5 Bachelor Programs in Dance

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Earning a Bachelor in Dance is a great option for students who enjoy the performing arts. Students earning this degree can develop their intellectual and physical potential in dance as well as make it possible to work in various artistic directions.

Students typically ask, “What is a Bachelor in Dance?” It is both a physical and academic study of performance, choreography and artistry. By earning this degree, students are guided towards a greater knowledge of dance through focus on the physical, technical, communicative and artistic aspects of the craft. Their knowledge is stimulated with an understanding of the social and historical context within which choreography and performance are created and experienced. The program also fosters students with the skills and knowledge of the written and visual arts, which can encourage them towards artistic presentation.

These studies are particularly beneficial for students who want to learn at a higher level of education and progress their careers in performance arts. Students can enhance their knowledge and expertise in choreography. The courses vary but primarily focus on performance management, improvisation, choreography and technique classes in a variety of artistic styles.

Since this program is offered from various schools around the world, the registration costs and course fees vary depending on the institution and country. Interested students should contact specific institutions to learn more.

After students earn this degree, they can find work in several fields, including becoming an administrator or teacher in dance. They can also find work as a movement analyst, historian and researcher, fitness instructor, professional dancer, choreographer or a dance company director. A graduate may even find work as a therapist for dancers or as an arts developer in the community.

Students interested in this field of study should start by taking the necessary steps toward obtaining their degree in performance arts. With courses offered both online and on campus, as well as part time and full time, students can find flexibility for their schedule. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Bachelor in Dance: Dance Academy

Fontys University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 48 months September 2018 Netherlands Tilburg

Fontys Dance Academy enables young dance artists and makers to find their own voice and their own new landscape in which to move. [+]

Fontys Dance Academy enables young dance artists and makers to find their own voice and their own new landscape in which to move. In order to respond to the ever-changing needs of this ever-challenging work field, we know we need to dance with different vocabularies and different languages, in different places with different bodies telling different stories to audiences who are excited to listen.

To do this, students need skills, knowledge, and aspirations different to those that have gone before them. Our courses are designed specifically to harness and foster both individual creativity and personal excellence to enable our students to have reach, ambition, and impact - today. Fontys Dance Academy offers dance artists and makers the training to develop their own signature and create their own work, with full awareness of where and how they will contribute both to the performing arts field and society. Authentic, curious and distinctive dance artists work in an inclusive learning environment, where individual growth and co-operative exploration are equally prized.... [-]


Bachelor in Dance Performance

Oral Roberts University
Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2018 USA Tulsa

Seeking to empower artists to promote healing in the midst of poverty, injustices and loss of hope, at ORU we are committed to helping artists discover their artistic voices and go forth with light in the midst of darkness. [+]

Experience the blending of faith and art - discovering the profound depths of Christ's love and grace as we seek to understand our bodies in motion as vessels of truth. Seeking to empower artists to promote healing in the midst of poverty, injustices and loss of hope, at ORU we are committed to helping dancers discover their artistic voices and go forth with light in the midst of darkness.

ORU Dance students will experience the following courses and opportunities Dance technique classes including: ballet, modern dance and dance forms (pointe, hip hop, jazz, tap, world dance and partnering) Improvisation and choreography Performance experience by audition for the ORU dance ensemble concerts and musicals Dance for worship Dance performance management Dance pedagogy Dance history Anatomy, physiology and kinesiology Senior performance Special sessions with guest artists and choreographers ... [-]

Bachelor in Dance Education

Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Jamaica Kingston

Dance Education is intended not only for the practitioners in the field of Dance Education, but also for those general educators who are aspiring to teach the art form. [+]

Bachelor in Dance Education

Dance Education is intended not only for the practitioners in the field of Dance Education, but also for those general educators who are aspiring to teach the art form. It caters to the needs of Jamaica and the Caribbean region in delivering quality education specifically in dance, which will furnish undergraduates with the knowledge, attitudes and skills relevant to planning, implementing, and evaluating curriculum for dance education at the secondary level. Graduates of this programme may also apply the pedagogical knowledge and skills in other educational contexts, as well as in theatre and production.

ADMISSIONS CRITERIA:

Minimum FIVE (5) CXC subjects with grades 1 to 3 (grade 3 after 1998) or minimum FIVE (5) G.C.E. ‘O’ Level with grades A to C. Be at least 17 years old at the time of admission. English Language at the CXC/G.C.E. Level (or equivalent) is compulsory for all applicants. SCHOOL OF DANCE AUDITION: Auditions are held twice per year, usually in June and July. Prospective students are required to attend one of these auditions. The audition will comprise:Three (3) class sessions of Modern Dance, Ballet and Caribbean Traditional Folk Technique. A two (2) minute solo performance presentation in your strongest areas of dance performance. International applicants are required to send a videotape or DVD of their performance for assessment in NTSC format. DVD must include:A verbal introduction of name and country of origin. Reasons for wanting to pursue a performing arts programme at EMCVPA. Course choice (e.g. Bachelor of... [-]

Bachelor in Traditional and Folk Dance Studies

Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Jamaica Kingston

Traditional and Folk Dance Studies pulls together the components necessary to facilitate the development of dance artistes that are well-rounded in their understanding of Caribbean traditional and folk dance forms. [+]

Bachelor in Traditional and Folk Dance Studies

Traditional and Folk Dance Studies pulls together the components necessary to facilitate the development of dance artistes that are well-rounded in their understanding of Caribbean traditional and folk dance forms. This programme is primarily focused on cultivating individuals who are versed in the history, cultural context and practice of traditional and folk dance forms as a means to cultural retention, social transformation, identity formation and cultural literacy.

ADMISSIONS CRITERIA:

Minimum FIVE (5) CXC subjects with grades 1 to 3 (grade 3 after 1998) or minimum FIVE (5) G.C.E. ‘O’ Level with grades A to C. Be at least 17 years old at the time of admission. English Language at the CXC/G.C.E. Level (or equivalent) is compulsory for all applicants. SCHOOL OF DANCE AUDITION: Auditions are held twice per year, usually in June and July. Prospective students are required to attend one of these auditions. The audition will comprise: Three (3) class sessions of Modern Dance, Ballet and Caribbean Traditional Folk Technique. A two (2) minute solo performance presentation in your strongest areas of dance performance. International applicants are required to send a videotape or DVD of their performance for assessment in NTSC format. DVD must include:A verbal introduction of name and country of origin. Reasons for wanting to pursue a performing arts programme at EMCVPA. Course choice (e.g. Bachelor of Fine Arts) and desired career path (e.g. teaching, performance). A three (3) minute solo presentation in your strongest areas of performance A demonstration... [-]

Dance Performance

University of Dance and Circus, DOCH
Campus 3 years September 2018 Sweden Stockholm

The dance profession is developing and changing. At DOCH we see this as a challenge and a stimulus to promote the flexibility needed for a contemporary dance program. [+]

Dance Performance

The dance profession is developing and changing. At DOCH we see this as a challenge and a stimulus to promote the flexibility needed for a contemporary dance program. It is fostered in an environment where artistic methods are questioned and the role of the dancer is critically assessed and redefined. We offer a dance program that empowers the student to realize her or his vision for a career in dance.

A student in the Bachelor Programme in Dance Performance is given three years of instruction in contemporary dance, artistic creation and performance. The student works to develop her or his physical and intellectual potential in relation to different practices. In the meeting with professional dancers, knowledge and methods are taught that make it possible to work in different artistic directions. After finishing your studies, the student is well prepared to work as an independent artist in a variety of scenic arts. Different practices, aesthetics and expressions are tested in collaboration with artists. This adds insights into various attitudes toward movement, work methods, creation, staging and production. Teachers are recruited among professional artists, nationally and internationally, which helps networking both among professionals and in the work place.... [-]