Bachelor of fine arts

Dance Theatre

degree program

program description

Our intensive degree is designed for ambitious dancers who want to become capable, multi-disciplined performers. This rigorous course of physical study is grounded in classical technique and complemented by focused courses in a variety of styles.
At AMDA, we believe a dancer must dance. Our culture is built around Performance Immersion, and from day one, you will find an unrivaled number of dance performance opportunities in a variety of disciplines and receive the support of our extraordinary faculty, who will encourage you to conceptualize your own productions. You’ll also experience Critical Studies courses designed to be immediately relevant to the life and career of a working dancer.
Finally, you’ll learn how to navigate the professional dance industry and gain the solid entrepreneurial foundation necessary to thrive in the performing arts.

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Dance Theatre Audition Requirements:
Applicants will be asked to present a solo dance piece (60-90 seconds in length) in the style of their choice. The prepared solo piece may include: Classical Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-hop, Contemporary or Theatre Dance. Applicants may also be asked to demonstrate ballet vocabulary or perform a contrasting piece of choreography as part of the audition. To be fully prepared, please bring all appropriate dance shoes and attire. Applicants must provide music accompaniment for their solo piece on an MP3 player (phones may be used, but must be placed in “do not disturb" or “airplane” mode). Speakers will be provided by AMDA.

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