Prepare for initial certification as a teacher of dance and a career as an educator and teaching artist in public and independent schools, studios, and more.
Educators who already hold initial certification in teaching dance can expand their dance and pedagogical skills and refine their teaching practices.
This dual degree combines intensive study in dance technique, theory, and composition with performance, choreography, and student teaching opportunities.
Prepare for a career teaching dance in postsecondary and professional education settings such as studios, community colleges, outreach programs, and more.
Take American Ballet Theatre pedagogy, research, and arts management courses with master classes in ballet technique on your path to becoming a dance educator.
Build on your love of dance and complete all requirements to be eligible for initial certification as a teacher of dance in New York State, pre-K–12.