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Dance, Performance

Roger Williams University

48 months
37944 USD/year
37944 USD/year
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Dance, Performance from Roger Williams University develops highly trained, creatively active and professionally oriented students with its unique curriculum. 


Dance, Performance from Roger Williams University stresses the development of strong technical and creative work from each student, as they hone skills that will allow them to distinguish themselves professionally. Students are offered professional-level experiences through multiple guest artist residences, study abroad, and yearly participation in the American College Dance Festival.

Graduates with Dance, Performance from Roger Williams University will be able to:

  • Increase proficiency in anatomical efficiency, effort dynamics, and overall technical development.
  • Heighten cognitive and embodied understanding of both the technical and cultural evolution of Classical Ballet, Modern, Post-modern, & Contemporary forms. 
  • Synthesize performance skills via ongoing participation in numerous, diverse, experiential creative processes and performances.
  • Exercise a variety of established, experimental, and devised forms of movement composition. 
  • Explore and develop distinct interests and skills as artists and practitioners while situating their work within the larger contexts of history, pedagogy, culture, identity and community.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Ballet 
  • Contemporary Modern Technique and Improvisation 
  • Advanced Technique and Improvisation 
  • Mime Workshop
  • Performance Lab and Movement Analysis
  • Advanced Choreography
  • Kinesiology for Dancers
  • The Performance Artist in Society
  • Movement Theatre
  • Teaching Techniques, Dance Pedagogy and Musical Concepts

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Rolling admission for spring start date.


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A submitted Common Application with Essay
  • Official high school transcripts
  • One letter of recommendation 
  • Your most recent high school transcripts
  • Documentation of Financial Support
  • SAT and/or ACT scores are not required, but can be sent as additional supporting material.
  • TOEFL and IELTS scores are not required. However, we do suggest if you have those scores to send them in order to receive the best admission placement for your English level.
  • Candidates applying to these programs should demonstrate achievement and career potential in areas of dance or theatre. 
  • Dance Performance Studies must have auditioned. 
  • Video Audition Portfolio Checklist: 2-3 Minutes of Clips that Highlight Your Skills, 2-3 Minute Solo
  • Dance Resume and Cover Letter 
  • Cover Letter: This can take the form of an informal introduction letter.  The purpose is to help us understand your interests as a dancer, scholar, and future professional.  

Tuition Fee

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    37944 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 37944 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    37944 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37944 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Bristol

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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