Dance (Interdisciplinary Digital Media and Perform.), MFA

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Would you like to advance your knowledge of new media practices and dance? In this program, you examine and explore the interconnections between movement and digital arts through interdisciplinary coursework and research in both the School of Film, Dance and Theatre and the School of Arts, Media and Engineering.

The MFA in dance with a concentration in interdisciplinary digital media and performance builds on the strength of the School of Film, Dance and Theatre and expands into the specific area of new media practices. The concentration provides a select group of graduate students with a rigorous, in-depth opportunity to specialize in dance as well as transdisciplinary digital arts.

The interdisciplinary classes and research activities of the transdisciplinary School of Arts, Media and Engineering that are part of this concentration give students access to advanced media equipment, studios, project funding and interdisciplinary collaborators.

At A Glance

Dance (Interdisciplinary Digital Media and Perform.), MFA

Plan of study

The Plan of study is the required curriculum to complete the program.

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Admission requirements

Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts.

Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree from a regionally accredited institution.

Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.

All applicants must submit:

  1. graduate admission application and application fee
  2. official transcripts
  3. current resume
  4. DVD of recent work, including one solo piece and one group piece
  5. three letters of recommendation from professionals in the field
  6. personal artistic statement
  7. proof of English proficiency

Additional Application Information
An applicant whose native language is not English must provide proof of English proficiency regardless of current residency.

Information about this program

Visit the School of Arts, Media and Engineering website for full details.

Visit the School of Film, Dance and Theatre website for full details.