ABOUT THE PROGRAM
The Two-Year Certificate Program (Two-Year) is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Dance, (NASD) the program is for students seeking a career in dance and provides rigorous studies at the pre-professional level. 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 two consecutive years of full-time study, including participation in the Summer Intensive between Year 1 and Year 2 of the program. International students click here for information regarding the F-1 visa process and key deadlines.
Students enter the Two-Year Certificate Program 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.