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Dance Education

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The BFA in Fine and Performing Arts with an emphasis in Dance Education is one of only two programs with a K-12 Dance Education Licensure Program in the state of Tennessee. We provide students with a comprehensive and rigorous study of dance. Our goal is to service students with a strong foundation in ballet, contemporary, and jazz techniques; a knowledge of dance history from antiquity to global perspectives; choreography and movement theory and a focus of learning the art of teaching dance in schools. Students graduating from this BFA degree program will have had hours of practical knowledge and exploration of teaching, performing, creating, and presenting research in the field of dance. The K-12 Dance Education emphasis program is proud to acknowledge our commitment towards helping prepare students to be leaders in their field.

 

Students in the Dance Education emphasis at The University of Tennessee at Martin have many options for studying dance.

 

The Dance Education emphasis serves students who want to:

  • teach dance in a K-12 public or private school
  • choreograph & perform professionally
  • participate in dance as research
  • open or teach in a private dance studio
  • pursue a graduate degree in dance

For More Information, contact us at:
Dance Education 
16 Mt. Pelia Rd. 201 Fine Arts Bldg. 
The University of Tennessee at Martin 
Martin, TN 38237 
(731) 881-7335 
smccormick@utm.edu

www.utm.edu/staff/smccormick/

Vanguard Theatre

A series of original plays written by students in the playwriting classes are presented in the spring. These performances are directed by students from the directing classes.

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