The MFA in Dance: Creative Practice is a 60-unit plan of study emphasizing four areas of focus: Choreography and Performance, Theoretical Studies, Somatic Studies, and Design and Production for Dance. Candidates are expected to create a full evening work that embodies the choreographic voice of the individual and a written thesis/project report that documents the process and the final product. The program offers a low-residency option.
Required Courses (60 units):
Choreography and Performance
Design and Production for Dance
Somatic Movement Studies 3-6 units
Body Mind Centering, Alexander Technique, Feldenkrais Method, Laban Movement Analysis, Bartenieff Fundamentals, Dynamic Embodiment, Continuum, Authentic Movement