The University of Utah offers Masters of Fine Arts Degrees in both Modern Dance and Ballet, with flexible curriculums designed for emerging artists, educators, scholars and dynamic contributors in the ever-changing field of dance.

Where: Salt Lake City, Utah, US

When: Fall 2019

Deadline for applications: February 1, 2019

The school of Dance at the University of Utah is accepting applicants for the Masters’ programs in both Ballet and Modern Dance.

About the MFA in Ballet
The Master of Fine Arts in Ballet offered by the School of Dance at the University of Utah is the only program of its kind: we are dedicated to deepening artists’ engagement with pedagogy, choreography, and scholarship. The MFA degree enables participants to pursue research projects that draw from their previous studies and professional careers, preparing them to: present their research at academic conferences, publish in academic journals, and collaborate with world-renowned artists and scholars, such as Matthew Neenan and Thierry De Mey. Applicants from a variety of backgrounds and experiences are welcome, including dance professionals interested in transitioning into careers beyond the stage.

About the MFA in Modern Dance
The Modern Dance Program offered by the School of Dance is an empowering educational community committed to rigor and a spirit of investigation. Both students and faculty research a wide spectrum of interests including performance, improvisation, choreography, technique, theory and dance technology. The MFA in Modern Dance is a flexible curriculum, designed to be tailored toward individual interests while expanding their professional network. The goal of the curriculum is to advance the candidate’s unique artistic and intellectual points of view through highly developed physical, creative, theoretical and pedagogical practices.

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