Dance

Intensive studio training and inspired intellectual inquiry. Combine rigour with experimentation, discipline with creativity, and reflection with passion.

Put your education to work

As a Dance graduate, you will be prepared for career opportunities in such areas as dance performance, choreography, dance teaching, dance administration, and dance science. 

An Arts degree can also be used as a stepping-stone to graduate studies or other professional degrees in such areas as law, medicine, education, architecture, journalism, arts administration, business, or environmental design.

Degrees offered

  • BA in Dance
  • BFA in Dance
  • BKin/BA in Kinesiology and Dance
  • Minor in Dance

Degree requirements

BA in Dance
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BFA in Dance
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BKin/BA in Kinesiology and Dance
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Minor in Dance
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BA in Dance

Combines practical studio courses in dance technique, composition and improvisation, with theory courses in dance history, pedagogy, psychology, dramaturgy, management, design and production.

You can choose to enhance your degree with a concentration in:

  • Dance Pedagogy
    Designed for students interested in a professional career as a dance teacher for all ages.
  • Dance Production
    Designed for students interested in a professional career in the dance industry.

BFA in Dance

Focuses on studio training through concentrated courses in dance technique, choreography, improvisation and performance. This program also offers specialized training in dance for the camera, global dance forms and site-specific dance, as well as residencies and master classes from national and international guest artists.

Combined BKin (Kinesiology) / BA (Dance)

This five-year program highlights the relationships between sciences and the arts, emphasizing the importance of interdisciplinary perspectives in the study of movement.

Concurrent BA in Dance (with a concentration in Dance Pedagogy) / BEd

This program offers you the opportunity to obtain both a Bachelor of Arts (BA) and a Bachelor of Education (BEd) degree within five years. At the end of this five-year program, you will receive two undergraduate degrees and certification through Alberta Education to teach in Kindergarten through Grade 12 classrooms.

Minor in Dance

Designed for students who are completing another undergraduate degree, but want to pursue their love of dance.

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