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York University

24 months
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12550 CAD/year
2870 CAD/year
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The focus of the Dance MFA/MA program at York University is to foster the understanding of dance in its cultural, intellectual and social contexts, whereas the MFA program is a studio-intensive program centred on research in contemporary choreography and dance dramaturgy within diverse theatrical dance events.

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Overview

At the Dance MFA/MA program at York University students have access to courses in other disciplines such as Music, Anthropology, Visual Arts, English and History. In addition, there is a combined three-year program that leads to both the MA and MBA degree. Our combined emphasis on theoretical and practical approaches to dance is a strength of our program and graduates may be found working in a variety of fields including community, production, therapy, teaching, administrative and archival positions.

Learning outcomes

York's Dance MFA is unique — the only program in the world to offer research opportunities in both choreography and dance dramaturgy within the context of diverse contemporary dance practices. The MFA is aligned with the Dance Department’s pioneering BFA program (the oldest and largest of its kind in Canada) and builds on the 30-year history of York’s internationally recognized MA in Dance.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Directed Reading
  • Research Methods
  • The Interactive Stage Explorations in Electronically Mediated Performance
  • Choreography
  • Women Performing Heroism
  • Dance, Gender and Sexuality
  • Theory and Practice in Dance Dramaturgy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

48 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of interest
  • Written work
  • Two examples (on DVD or video) of recent choreography or dance dramaturgy
  • CV
  • Interview

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12550 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6275 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    2870 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1435 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 CAD /month
Living costs

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