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Graduate Program in Dance - MFA

How to Apply

Minimum Admission Requirements:
Academic (GPA): B

Language Proficiency:
TOEFL (Paper–based: 577; Computer–based: 233; iBT: 88–91)
IELTS (Overall Band Score: 7)
YELT (Band 4)

Recommendations: 3

Other:

MFA:

  • Statement of interest
  • Written work
  • Two examples (on DVD or video) of recent choreography or dance dramaturgy
  • CV
  • Interview

Statement of Interest
In the statement of interest, applicants are asked to provide information on their past and current work as dance artists and to outline why they are interested in pursuing an MFA in Contemporary Choreography or Dance Dramaturgy at this time. Length: 300–500 words.

Written Work
Applicants are required to submit a written document reflecting on a specific choreographer or a specific choreography that has had a particular impact on their thinking and work as a dance artist. Length: minimum for each sample, 900 words.

If possible when applying as a Dance Dramaturg please provide 2 or 3 examples of previous written work such as creative methodology journals or curatorial documentations.

ATTENTION: The application deadline is Feb. 15, 2014. If you are interested in applying for Fall 2014 entry, please contact MFA Director Darcey Callison at callison@yorku.ca.

 

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