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Dance Education (Theatre and Dance)

Old Dominion University

48 months
1032 USD/credit 30960 USD/year
1032 USD/credit 30960 USD/year
360 USD/credit 10800 USD/year
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The Dance Education (Theatre and Dance) BA program offered at Old Dominion University engages students in a dynamic and transformative process of dance training, fostering curiosity, imagination, versatility and innovation.


Through interdisciplinary learning, scholarly research and engagement with local and global communities, students experience dance on many levels helping them to think critically and live creatively as dance artists.

Program Highlights

What makes the Dance Education (Theatre and Dance) BA program offered at Old Dominion University unique?

  • Students have many opportunities to perform and choreograph in multiple venues and concerts throughout their academic careers 
  • Students thrive in an academic and social community within a program that is supportive and encouraging of diversity and innovation 
  • Students interact with resident guest artists at least twice a year affording them the chance to experience art in the making, and to network and form lasting bonds with dance professionals

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Jazz Dance 
  • Dance Composition 
  • Anatomy and Kinesiology for Dance
  • Pedagogy for Dance Educators 
  • Ballet Technique
  • Modern Dance Technique

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application and $50 fee.
  • All prior Secondary/High School or College/University transcripts along with Diploma or Leaving Certificate.
  • Demonstrated English Language Proficiency.
  • Financial Documentation (seeking F/J visas only).
  • Passport identification page.
  • SAT/ACT standardized exams are optional, though highly recommended.
  • To become a Dance major you must audition. Auditions include a ballet class, a modern class, hip-hop class and a tour of the facilities. Please register for an audition slot and submit your application to the Dance Program then click the button to submit your online application.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    30960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1032 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    30960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1032 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    10800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 360 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Norfolk

1100 - 1900 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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