to make dance your life, but to make it your career you need more. You need discipline, endurance and a total awareness of your body mechanics. AMDA’s well-rounded Dance Theatre Programs offer a rigorous course of physical study designed to make you a multi-disciplined dance performer.

AMDA offers two Dance Theatre Program options:

Degree Program

It takes passion to make dance your life, but to make it your career you need more. You need discipline, endurance and a total awareness of your body mechanics. AMDA’s Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Dance Theatre is a rigorous course of physical study grounded in classical technique and complemented by focused courses in a variety of dance styles. In this program, students become capable, multi-disciplined performers. AMDA’s immersive curriculum also gives you the solid entrepreneurial foundation necessary to thrive in the performing arts. From your very first day, our extraordinary faculty guides you through the foundation of the profession and encourages you to conceptualize.

Conservatory Program

Telling a story with the body requires ambition, dedication and artistry. It also takes training. At AMDA, an emphasis on classical technique is augmented by focused study in a variety of dance styles and disciplines. The Dance Program prepares ambitious dancers with the basic physical training expected in the professional world, while providing the opportunity for additional training in acting and vocal technique. In addition to rigorous training in dance techniques and performances, you’ll learn to master the world of professional dance.

Click here to download the Dance Theatre brochure to find out more information.

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How much will this program cost me?*
  • Tuition and fees: $64,640
  • Books and supplies: $2,000
  • On-campus room & board: $17,200

Further program cost information

* The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion. Note that this information is subject to change.

What financing options are available to help me pay for this program?

Financing for this program may be available through grants, scholarships, loans (federal and private) and institutional financing plans. The median amount of debt for program graduates is shown below:

  • Federal loans: $7,798
  • Private education loans: $4,294
  • Institutional financing plan: $282

The school has elected to provide the following additional information: 62% of program graduates used loans to help finance their costs for this program.

How long will it take me to complete this program?

The program is designed to take 2 years to complete. Of those that completed the program in 2014-2015, 97% finished in 2 years.

What are my chances of getting a job when I graduate?

The job placement rate for students who completed this program is 25%.

For further information about this job placement rate, see below.

Job placement rate information

Name of the state this placement rate is calculated for:

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What types of jobs were these students placed in?
The job placement rate includes completers hired for: Jobs within the field
Positions that recent completers were hired for include: Performers, Dancers, Choreographers, Dance Instructors.

When were the former students employed?
Rate is based on graduates who report that they are gainfully employed within six months of graduation in a position for which the skills obtained through the education and training provided by the institution.

How were completers tracked?
Completer/alumni survey (40% response rate)

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Each of our unique programs is designed with the performer in mind. If you need help choosing the right program, please talk to one of our admissions advisor.

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