Application Process

Dance MFA application process
*Dance is no longer accepting applications for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Prerequisites: The admissions process is competitive. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, preferably with a major in dance, and 10 years professional dance experience as a creative performing artist or choreographer recognized in major publications and/or press.

Fellowships: Limited fellowships available for incoming applicants of excellence. Fellowship recipients are chosen based on panel review of portfolios. All interested applicants are considered.

Application requirements:

  • An application form
  • Official transcripts of academic work
  • DVD of selected works (45 minutes maximum)
  • Three current letters of recommendation
  • Resume of experience
  • Artist’s statement including interest in research/creative focus
  • Application for tuition fellowship financial assistance

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International Applicants: Applications from the international dance community are encouraged by the University as well as its institutional affiliates. We greatly value contributions that are made to the program by students from other countries whose native language is not English and who bring a culturally diverse perspective to its program. These applicants should submit proof of English proficiency. 

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