York University - Graduate Studies

Dance (MFA)

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Program Information

School:York University - Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Graduate Studies
Field of Study:Dance, General
Description:The new MFA in Dance Program: Choreography | Collaboration | Creation, truly reflects the way many contemporary artists are working. This student-centered intensive two-year program requires that you, with other graduate students from a wide-range of disciplines and diverse skill-sets, form collaborative teams, successfully creating, producing and presenting your own work. The program will provide you with the theoretical and technical knowledge necessary to create multi-disciplinary performance art. You will find encouragement for the integration of digital media and leading-edge interactive technologies with live performance from both the faculty and your fellow students.

During your first-year, you will be taking ‘critical-skill’ courses. In the Department of Dance this includes: Initiating, Forming and Performing Choreography, Methods & Materials of Movement Observation, Dance Video, Lighting Design and the Interactive Stage. You may then choose additional courses from other areas that will benefit your creative journey (music, theatre, digital media, film etc.).

URL:Dance (MFA) at York University - Graduate Studies
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,709

Cost per year is for the 2017-2018 academic year and includes tuition and supplementary fees.

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on November 17, 2017