York University’s Department of Dance is one of North America’s premier centres for dance training and scholarship, and the largest and most comprehensive dance program in Canada. Our integrated curriculum prepares students for a wide range of careers through a dual focus on critical/creative minds and bodies. Degree programs include the BFA, BA, MA, MFA and PhD, as well as joint programs with Canada’s National Ballet School and the School of Toronto Dance Theatre. Our alumni represent the full range of active dance professionals––creative and performing artists, scholars, educators and administrators––who contribute significantly to diverse cultural scenes locally, nationally and internationally.
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