Academy of Performing Arts in Prague - Music and Dance Faculty

Graduate profile

A graduate of the Bachelor?s programme in Choreography should have acquired a complete education and expertise in the individual dance techniques in both their historical and contemporary conceptions, knowledge and skills in the area of choreographic arrangement and choreographic creativity. A graduate also has an overview of the history and theory of dance, thanks to which he or she can perceive the selected field in the context of dance generally, as well as in other artistic fields and in culture.


Applications start 1st November 2017
Applications end 30th November 2017
Start of study: 1st October 2018
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Admission requirements

Completed secondary education, choreographic talent, knowledge of dance techniques, preferably at a professional level, interest in the field documented by previous creative experience, knowledge of music theory, general musicianship, overview of the history of dance and ballet, music and theatre, general cultural knowledge. The entrance examination consists of 3 exclusion rounds. Round 1: a video (VHS) or DVD recording of accomplished choreography work ? submitted together with the application for admission. Selected candidates will be invited to Round 2 of the entrance examination, which takes place in late January and early February. Round 2: a) a written examination in general cultural knowledge and the history of dance and ballet; b) a practical examination in dance techniques (classical, modern, folk); c) a performance of the candidate?s own choreography work of 3-6 minutes in length, either by the candidate or other performers. Round 3: a) the candidate will be given a sample piece of music (choice of several options) for which he or she will create a choreography within a certain time period (c. 3 hours) either for the candidate or for his or her performers; b) an interview on the art of choreography and current theatrical events, and on the history of dance, music and theatre; c) a test of musical knowledge and skills. (see ?Model questions in music theory and history for Art of Dance study fields?)


Degree bachelor
Study duration 3 years
Language English
Place Prague
School fees € 7500 per year
Akademie múzických umění v Praze