Bc.Dance Education

Academy of Performing Arts in Prague - Music and Dance Faculty
The Bachelor?s programme in Dance Pedagogy provides education in the area of dance pedagogy, which includes practical experience with various dance techniques, styles, methods and didactics of dance education with a focus on folk, classical and modern dance, and an overview of the historical development of dance. Emphasis is placed on acquiring the knowledge and skills which form the basic corpus of dance pedagogy, and students also search for their future professional focus (specialisation in a certain type of dance).

Graduate profile

A graduate of the Bachelor?s programme in the field of Dance Pedagogy should have obtained a comprehensive education in the individual dance techniques in their contemporary conception, knowledge and skills in the area of dance pedagogy generally and a basic volume of knowledge in the selected dance technique both theoretically and with respect to pedagogical practice in order to be able to work in a pedagogical role in elementary dance education (primary arts schools, the lower years of dance conservatories). 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 from the perspective of other artistic fields and culture.


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

Knowledge of dance techniques (classical, modern, folk) at the advanced level of dance conservatory graduates, pedagogical talent and interest in the field preferably demonstrated by pedagogical experience, knowledge of music theory, overview of the history of dance and ballet, general cultural knowledge; stage experience is welcomed. Entrance examination: 1) a written examination in general cultural maturity and the history of dance and ballet; 2) a practical examination in dance techniques (classical, modern, folk). Candidates who successfully complete these examinations will be invited to the second part of the entrance examination, which consists of: 1) an examination in musical knowledge and skills (for more information, please see the Department of Music Theory and History document ?Model questions in music theory and history for Art of Dance study fields?); 2) an interview on basic knowledge of the system of classical dance technique (and possibly other dance techniques); requires a methodological approach to the analysis of individual elements; 3) an interview on dance pedagogy (preparation and execution of lessons, attitude of the teacher toward students, etc.); 4) a demonstration of the candidate?s own pedagogical skills (three movement sequences of varying tempo and character in classical, modern or folk dance style ? according to the candidate?s choice).


Degree bachelor
Study duration 3 years
Language English
Place Prague
School fees € 7500 per year
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