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Dance Theatre

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 well-rounded Dance Theatre Programs offer a rigorous course of physical study designed to make you a multi-disciplined dance performer.

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Degree Program

Bachelor of Fine Arts - Dance Theatre

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.

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.

Conservatory Program

Dance Theatre - Conservatory

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.

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Program Description

Telling a story with the body requires ambition, dedication and artistry. It also takes training. Our rigorous Dance Theatre Conservatory Program is designed to give you the basic physical training expected in the professional world, while providing the opportunity for additional training in acting and vocal technique.

At AMDA, we believe a dancer must dance. Our culture is built around Performance Immersion, and from day one, you will find unrivaled dance performance opportunities in a variety of classical and modern styles and disciplines. In addition, through courses in career preparation and audition techniques, you'll learn how to navigate the professional dance industry and leverage all of this training for a successful career as a working dancer.

When you finish the Dance Theatre Conservatory Program, you also have the option of applying all of your credits toward the AMDA Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Dance Theatre.