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Teaching Dance in the Professions

New York University

12 months
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56010 USD/year
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About

This Teaching Dance in the Professions MA program from New York University will prepare students for a career teaching dance in postsecondary and professional education settings such as studios, community colleges, outreach programs, after-school programs, and community centers. 

Overview

This Teaching Dance in the Professions MA program from New York University is ideal for established dancers and choreographers wishing to develop pedagogy and research skills as a complement to their artistry, as well as those currently teaching pre-K–12 who want to deepen their knowledge of theory and practice.

What You’ll Learn

Through your research in dance education and both general and subject-specific pedagogy courses, you’ll learn:

  • How to examine dance through a pedagogic lens to select and apply teaching and learning processes appropriate to various settings and populations
  • How to critically evaluate, review, and put into practice varying educational models in order to develop your own teaching philosophies and skills
  • How to research methods to examine existing bases of information and create new knowledge in the field
  • How to develop pedagogical skills to promote and nurture artistic exploration and expression
  • How to develop pedagogies for culturally relevant contexts and culturally diverse students

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Laban Movement Analysis 
  • Research in Dance Education 
  • Teaching Creative Movement 
  • Theory and Philosophy Of Dance Education 
  • History, Culture. and Pedagogy Of Jazz Dance 
  • Open Structures and Guided Discovery in Dance Composition 
  • Kaleidoscope Dancers 
  • Professional Development
  • History, Culture. and Pedagogy Of Early American Modern Dance 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits
  • 30-36

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Résumé/CV 
  • Statement Of Purpose 
  • Letters Of Recommendation 
  • Transcripts 
  • Proficiency in English 
  • Interview 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    56010 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 56010 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    56010 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 56010 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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