You’ll receive an MA in Teaching Dance in the Professions as well as ABT teaching certification in Pre-Primary through Level 7 and Partnering in ABT's National Training Curriculum.
The curriculum is designed to be completed in three terms (including summer) of full-time study, and includes core classes in research and dance pedagogy, course work in ABT ballet pedagogy, and guided electives. Pedagogy and research are complemented with an arts management course, helping to prepare you for employment in multiple settings. The culminating project of this track is a curriculum plan or research project. The dance teaching aspect of this graduate curriculum is taught by ABT master teachers who emphasize the development of the ballet dancer.
Career and Outcomes
This Teaching Dance in the Professions - ABT Pedagogy MA program from New York University allows you to build on your background as an accomplished ballet dancer and prepare for a career as a dance educator in private studios, conservatories, company schools, and community settings.
Through integrated fieldwork studies, you'll cultivate professional networks in the dance capital of the world, while visiting exemplary artistry, teaching, and learning venues in New York City.
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- Laban Movement Analysis
- Research in Dance Education
- Theory and Philosophy of Dance Education
- History, Culture, and Pedagogy of Jazz Dance
- Teaching Creative Movement
- Kaleidoscope Dancers
- Professional Development
- 12 months
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DisciplinesPedagogy Teaching Theatre & Dance View 280 other Masters in Theatre & Dance in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Statement of Purpose
- Letters of Recommendation
- Proficiency in English
- Audition Video
International56010 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 56010 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
National56010 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 56010 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
Living costs for New York City
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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