ABOUT THE PROGRAM
The Teacher Training Program (TTP) is a one-year, full-time, certificate program for advanced and professional-level students interested in a career in dance education. Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Dance, the program addresses teaching approaches and methodology in the fall semester and teaching practices and applications in the spring semester. Coursework includes training in the Martha Graham Technique, ballet, contemporary, and cross training, as well as academic coursework in acting, anatomy, music, dance history, repertory, and composition. Students must commit to one year of full-time study, including participation in the Winter Intensive, which accounts for the last three weeks of the Fall Semester. International students click here for information regarding the F-1 visa process and key deadlines.
Students enter the TTP at the beginning of the Fall (September) semester and are placed in technique classes appropriate to their level after careful evaluation by the Program Directors during orientation week. They receive formal midterm and final evaluations at the middle and end of each semester, respectively.