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Dance - Colleges, Courses, Fees & Scope

95 Dance Colleges in 6 Countries Offering 223 Courses

Some of the top universities for studying Dance from abroad are - University Of Auckland, University Of Melbourne, University Of Edinburgh, Uni...Read more
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auckland, New Zealand
Rank : #1
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
27592
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Mar
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
33688
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Mar, Jul
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
39584
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Mar
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
39584
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Mar
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
39584
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Mar
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
39584
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Mar, Jul
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parkville, Australia
Rank : #1
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
28928
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
33856
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
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edinburgh, United Kingdom
Rank : #4
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
19300
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep

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ann-arbor, United States
Rank : #5
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
23812
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep
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limerick, Ireland
Rank : #6
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
12510
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep, Jul, Nov
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
12510
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep, Jul, Nov
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seattle, United States
Rank : #6
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
27594
IELTS -  
Band 7
Intake -  
Sep
Duration -  
4 years
1 year Fee -  
36587
IELTS -  
Band 7
Intake -  
Sep
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calgary, Canada
Rank : #7
Duration -  
4 years
1 year Fee -  
12836
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep, Oct, Nov
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new-york-city, United States
Rank : #8
Duration -  
4 years
1 year Fee -  
55056
IELTS -  
Band 7
Intake -  
Sep
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lincoln, New Zealand
Rank : #8
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
14500
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Sep
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auckland, New Zealand
Rank : #9
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
24000
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Feb
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toronto, Canada
Rank : #10
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
13070
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep, Oct, Jan
Duration -  
4 years
1 year Fee -  
26978
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep, Oct, Nov
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los-angeles, United States
Rank : #10
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
31920
IELTS -  
Band 7
Intake -  
Sep
Duration -  
4 years
1 year Fee -  
42900
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep
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austin, United States
Rank : #15
Duration -  
4 years
1 year Fee -  
19186
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep
Duration -  
4 years
1 year Fee -  
19186
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
22000
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep
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durham, United States
Rank : #16
Duration -  
4 years
1 year Fee -  
31410
IELTS -  
Band 7
Intake -  
Sep
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champaign, United States
Rank : #17
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
19100
IELTS -  
Band 7
Intake -  
Sep
Duration -  
4 years
1 year Fee -  
31656
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep
Updated on - May 21st 2020 by Rachit Agrawal

Overview

Dancing is a unique form of art which can be learned right from where you live. It is therapeutic to some people as the moves calm them while for others it is a way to express emotions which no one can express by words. It is also a form of entertainment and the most popular one nowadays. In India the future of dancers is bright as the entertainment industry is on its peak now. There is a myth hovering in our society for those who seek keen interest in dance and music, but nevertheless many young souls have come out to pursue their dreams in dance and breaking all kinds of societal norms and stereotypes.

There are various types of dance forms. Some of the most common ones are hip-hop, jazz, folk dances, western dance, balle dance, classical dance, ballroom dance, etc. 

The dance forms tell us stories, it is usually related to the country it originated from and what is their culture. It is also a wonderful exercise to keep your body fit and rejuvenate. This form of performing arts has a long history in mankind all around the world. How many schools have opened up for the same and people are seeing it as a course to pursue as well.

Courses in Dance 

There are various dance courses available in dance nowadays, mostly B.A. degrees. If students go abroad to study this course, it gives them a unique experience and insight of different dance forms across the world. Some of the best dance programs are

  • Performing Arts abroad
  • Accademia Dell'Arte
  • IES Abroad
  • Jakera Cuba
  • Skilled Impact

Top Universities abroad for dance

Some of the top universities for performing arts are

  • Harvard University
  • New York University
  • Sibelius Academy
  • Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
  • University of Music and Performing arts, Vienna

Scholarships Available

All the universities mentioned above provide scholarships for those can’t afford the tuition fees. 

Course Details Level Wise

Level

Graduation , Post Graduation

Duration

Graduation – 3 Years, Post Graduation – 1 - 2 Years

Type

Bachelor of Arts in Dance (B.A),  Master of Arts in Dance (M.A)

Eligibility

Bachelor of Arts in Dance

  • 10+2 education completed in any field from a recognized educational Board.
  • Dance as an optional subject is preferred
  • A minimum total score of 50% at the 10+2 level.
  • Basic skills in dance.
  • IELTS or TOEFL scores

Master of Arts in Dance

  • A graduation degree in any field, preferably in a related field
  • Many institutes also prefer candidates with a graduation with courses in dance with a minimum score between 60 and 80.
  • IELTS or TOEFL scores

Admission Process

Most institutes offering the course admit students based on performance in a college entrance test. Admission process generally varies across colleges.

Average Salary

The average salary starts from 3 to 8 Lakh and vary as per position

Top Recruiters

art studios, advertising companies, publishing houses, film industry, dance studios

Position Offered

Dancer, Choreographer, Artist

 

Top Universities Level Wise

Name

Location

Harvard University

Cambridge, Massachusetts 

New York University

New York USA


Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Scotland,UK

Sibelius Academy

Finland, Europe

 

Requirement and Eligibility Criteria

Bachelor of Arts in Dance

  • 10+2 education completed in any field from a recognized educational Board.
  • Dance as an optional subject is preferred
  • A minimum total score of 50% at the 10+2 level.
  • Basic skills in dance.
  • IELTS or TOEFL scores

Master of Arts in Dance

  • A graduation degree in any field, preferably in a related field
  • Many institutes also prefer candidates with a graduation with courses in dance with a minimum score between 60 and 80.
  • IELTS or TOEFL scores

In some performing arts school there is an audition, it can be in solo or group. Hence you need to keep your performance ready in advance.

Course and Syllabus in Dance

Some of the core subjects they focus on are given below, it includes both theory and practical.

  • Dance Analysis: Theory and Practice
  • Classical to musical theatre
  • Dance, music, and drama practices
  • Original scripts.
  • Contemporary plays

They also gain advanced training in the following

  • Historical and cultural importance of dance as a performing art
  • theoretical and on-stage performance skills
  • Dance and Community Engagement
  • stage-performances
  • expression of ideas and emotions through dance
  • expression of emotions through dance drama and music
  • dance techniques
  • performance-based training

theoretical lessons, namely:

  • production
  • music
  • creative process, movement analysis
  • pedagogy
  • performance, dance & cultural studies
  • philosophy

theatrical lessons in:

  • Community Engagement
  • Costume Technologies
  • Seminar

Career and Scope

Dance as performing arts is an emerging field of interest for those who are excellent in dance. They can be teachers, choreographers and many other job posts. Some of the job profiles are

  • Choreographers
  • Dance artists
  • Teachers
  • Art critics

Job and Salary

JOB POSITION

JOB DESCRIPTION

AVERAGE Salary/Yearly

Dance Teacher 

A Dance Coach is a teacher or mentor for competitive dancers, often in schools, private troupe or college. They are trained former dancers themselves, with years of extensive dance training. There is no formal education necessary to become a Dance Coach; there are college degree programs offered in dance, and it is common for the schools and colleges to prefer candidates with a Bachelor's or Master's degree in dance.

INR 2,44,000

Dance Expert

Most Dance Directors, also known as Artistic Dance Directors, have themselves been dancers in the past. They might choreograph ballet performance, university dance programs, and regional dance troupes. They may also choreographed the dance segments in operas, musical theatre, videos, movies, commercials, and television shows. They usually specialize in a particular type of dance

INR 5,00,000

Dance Performance Artist

These artists express emotions and leave a message with their dance performances. They come together with other artists. Solo performances require coordination with choreographers, costume designers, technicians, directors, lighting makeup artists etc

INR 6,00,000

Theatre Team Member

Theatre Directors host auditions to select acting cast members for various films and shows. They collaborate creatively with the actors and technical crew to make the setting appear natural, dynamic and aiming for inspiration.

INR 9,60,000

 

Study Abroad Expert & Co-Founder @ AdmitKard

Rachit believes in the power of education and has studied from the top institutes of IIIT Allahabad, IIM Calcutta, and Francois Rabelias in France. He has worked as Software Developer with Microsoft and Adobe. Post his MBA, he worked with the world's # 1 consulting firm, The Boston Consulting Group across multiple geographies US, South-East Asia and Europe.
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