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The purpose of the BFA program in classical Chinese dance is to systematically train students in the techniques, artistry, and theoretical framework necessary to perform, create, and advance classical Chinese dance. The program aims are:
Performance and Choreography coursework focuses on techniques, performance opportunities, and advanced choreography for those who aspire to be professional dancers and choreographers of classical Chinese dance. Through a combination of classroom instruction, hands-on projects, and production opportunities, Dance Production prepares students for a career in scenic/graphic design, lighting, or management aspects of dance production. Dance Pedagogy covers foundational knowledge and practical skills and experience to prepare those who aspire to teach classical Chinese dance in classrooms and studios.
Upon completion of the BFA program, students should be able to:
The graduation requirements for the BFA in Classical Chinese Dance are a minimum of 129 credits, with a minimum overall GPA of 2.0 and a minimum major GPA of 2.5.