BFA - Choreography & Performance

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The Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree in choreography and performance is designed as a professional training program for serious dancers/artists interested in pursuing a career in the field. Courses cover such areas as modern, ballet, and jazz technique (beginning through advanced levels), rehearsal & performance, contact improvisation, 20th-century dance history, world dance, beginning and intermediate composition, and dance production.
 
Students who choose to pursue a BFA must complete a core curriculum in addition to the courses dancers are assigned for the area of specialization in Choreography & Performance

BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS with a major DANCE (BFA/DAN)
Area of Specialization in Choreography & Performance

201A-Beginning Composition
202A-Rehearsal and Performance (repeat once)
300-Modern III (repeat once)
301-Intermediate Composition
304-Ballet III (repeat three times)
320-Improvisation
329-Pilates
329 Section 40-Pilates: Continuing
334-20th-Century Dance
335L-World Dance
340-Science of Dance Movement
397-Junior Creative/Research Project
400-Modern IV (repeat once)
405-Advanced Improvisation
420-Contact Improvisation
425-Dance Pedagogy
426-Dance as a Healing Art
428-Internship in Children’s Dance
429-Advanced Techniques in Modern Dance
434-Junior/Senior Dance Seminar
497-Senior Creative/Research Project
 
Drama
106A-Theatre Production: Running Crew
 
107A Section 02 or 05-Theatre Production I: Costume Construction Crew
OR
340-Intermediate Costume Construction
 
111A-Acting for Non-Majors
OR
214-Acting I
 
378 Section 02-Stage Management Practicum I: Dance