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Dance Major

Ohio University

48 months
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22406 USD/year
22406 USD/year
12612 USD/year
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The B.A. Dance Major from Ohio University develops the dance skills necessary to perform and a facility in the use of principles and procedures that reflect an intellectual grasp of the art. 

Overview

Program Overview

  • The B.A. Dance Major from Ohio University presents strong potential for interdisciplinary studies and provides the preparation for future graduate study. 
  • A required core curriculum in the first year emphasizes developing performance skills through the study of technique, and fostering creative abilities through the study of choreography. Other major coursework in dance provides a broad knowledge in dance history, ethnology, kinesiology, music, and the teaching of dance. The B.A. degree offered by Ohio University in dance also offers different possibilities for double majors with other disciplines in Arts and Sciences than the B.F.A. degree in dance.

Freshman/First-Year Admission

  • In addition to general admission requirements to Ohio University, the School of Dance requires a dance application and dance audition. Acceptance to the Dance major or minor program in choreography and performance is by talent audition. Auditions are scheduled to coordinate with various University application deadlines.
  • The audition class includes modern, ballet, and jazz portions, and improvisation. Each of these provides the dancer with an opportunity to demonstrate his or her talent, level of training, and aptitude for further study in dance. Auditionees are not expected to demonstrate proficiency in all techniques. 
  • The audition committee evaluates technical proficiency, physical strength and flexibility, spatial and rhythmic accuracy, and performance quality. Dancers should be prepared to take class in dance wear that allows freedom of movement. You will need to dance barefoot for the modern portion of the audition class and may bring ballet slippers or jazz shoes to wear for the ballet and jazz portions of class.
  • Although attending a scheduled audition is the best possible means of representing your talent, if you are unable to attend, please call our office at 740.593.1828 to discuss the possibility of other arrangements.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Approximately 70% of our graduates continue in the field of dance and related arts. Career opportunities available to the dance graduate include preparation and/or studies leading to the following:

  • Choreographer for concert, theater, video, film, fashion, or public events;
  • Dancer in companies or theatrical productions;
  • Company manager or arts administrator;
  • Studio teacher of children and adults in modern, ballet, jazz, African technique; teaching in university programs, K-12 programs;
  • Body-based therapeutic work such as pilates, Bartenieff Fundamentals, massage therapy, physical therapy, exercise physiology, dance movement therapist;
  • Dance critic or dance-related cultural historian, writing in dance;
  • Graduate study in dance

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Modern Dance Technique
  • Ballet Technique
  • Beginning Dance Composition
  • History, Traditions and Languages of Dance
  • Dance Kinesiology
  • Jazz Dance Technique

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application form
  • $70 international application processing fee
  • Official academic records
  • Evidence of sufficient funding
  • Statement of activities.
  • Exams for scholarship consideration
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS results if available
  • In addition to general admission requirements to Ohio University, the School of Dance requires a dance application and dance audition. Acceptance to the Dance major or minor program in choreography and performance is by talent audition. Auditions are scheduled to coordinate with various University application deadlines.

GCSE or IGCSE Curricula

  • For students participating in the GCSE or IGCSE curricula, we generally expect to see at least 6 passes, graded C or higher. Students who are going on to complete GCE Advanced Subsidiary (AS-levels) and/or Advanced Levels (A-levels) may be awarded transfer credit for successfully completed exams.
International Baccalaureate Curriculum
  • For students studying an International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum, we generally expect an average of 5 out of 7 on your college-preparatory curriculum. IB Higher Level examinations may also be eligible for transfer credit.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22406 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22406 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    22406 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22406 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12612 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12612 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Athens

1079 - 1780 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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