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The Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Dance

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

  1. Apply artistry and individual expressivity across a range of movement aesthetics.
  2. Embody physical mastery of a variety of contemporary dance idioms.
  3. Generate and design choreography that demonstrates a sophisticated understanding of compositional tools and aesthetic framework.
  4. Articulate a critical understanding of aesthetics regarding dance styles through dance making, and/or oral and written forms.
  5. Summarize and synthesize concepts regarding history, aesthetics, and culture of dance.
  6. Identify and investigate an individual research agenda in creative and/or written scholarship.
  7. Situate individual interests in the context of the larger dance field.
  8. Exhibit appropriate professional conduct throughout choreographic process, performance, collaboration, and production.