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The Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A) is a professional degree focusing on intensive work in dance, supported by a program in general studies.





This program will prepare you for professional practice in dance through a more in-depth and intensive study in the major dance area. PBA’s topnotch dance courses and curriculum will employ a highly-focused and rigorous approach to the subject, where you will develop advanced knowledge and practical skills in dance 技术s, 编排, 表演, and other dance-related studies. Are you ready to pursue a career in dance?

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What Can I Do with this Degree?

  • 专业的舞蹈演员
  • 编排
  • 艺术管理员
  • Dance Performer in productions such as musical 剧院, major amusement parks and cruise lines
  • Pilates / Fitness Instructor
  • Dance Company / Theatre Director
  • Dance Studio Proprietor
  • 舞蹈治疗师
  • 舞蹈的记者
  • 舞蹈部
  • Dance Teachers – advanced level students

“Palm Beach Atlantic University’s dance program was the perfect choice for me. The small environment of a private university gave me the opportunity to receive the hands-on corrections, 技术, 建议, prayer and attention that the faculty give to each student who truly invest in the dance department.” – Madeline Thompson ’19, Dance Performance and Choreography


B.F.A. 在跳舞

There are only two Christian universities in the United States and globally that offer B.F.A. 舞蹈学位. A student seeking an education with a strong emphasis on Christian character while also providing intensive preparation for a career as a professional dancer would find both of those needs met by the BFA 在跳舞 at PBA.


PBA dance program offers classes and master classes appropriately sized to enhance individual instruction. Students have opportunities to work with local and global professional dance companies and perform in NYC, 韩国, 法国, 和加拿大. Dance students collaborate with other majors from numerous studies: music, 视觉艺术, 剧院, 和更多的. Selected students have presented their dance research at Florida Dance Education Organization Conference (FDEO) and many PBA dance students are members of National Honor Society of Dance Arts (NHSDA).

PBA dance department is proud to have an internationally renowned faculty whose foundation is not only diverse, but also rooted in Biblical truth. 艾琳•希伯仑, former American Ballet Theatre (ABT) company member and ABT certified, was hand-picked by Mikhail Baryshnikov during her study at School of American Ballet. Stella Almblade, certified in Horton Pedagogy, 柠檬舞技巧, 和格雷厄姆技巧, performed with Alvin Aliey American Dance Theatre, and Ad deum Dance Company. Jin Lee Hanley, former principal dancer with Park Premier Ballet in 韩国, is a second-generation Master of Joseph Pilates, certified by Lolita San Miguel. Amy Hamel, PBA alumni and current adjunct, danced on Broadway in .

Internship Opportunities

PBA and the dance department have extensive relationships with many professional organizations. The most recent internship opportunities include:


  • 兰德尔Flinn: The artistic director of 歌舞团 and Scholar in Residence with the PBA dance department who often sets 编排 for PBA Dance Ensemble.
  • 艾琳•希伯仑: Artist in Residence at PBA, a former dancer with American Ballet Theatre (ABT) who is our full time faculty.

All application materials and auditions need to be completed at least six weeks before student’s first term as a dance major. All dance major students will be required to audition, which includes ballet and modern group classes, and a solo presentation of the students’ own choice of dance style.

Learn more about your classes and requirements in the 课程目录.

PBA awards over three million dollars in 奖学金 every year and 97% of PBA undergraduate students receive 金融援助.


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The Bachelor of Arts degree 在跳舞 is intended for students who seek a thorough grounding in dance 技术, including opportunities for 表演 experience, 在传统的, broad-based liberal arts curriculum.

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Undergraduate dance minors complete 10 credit hours of dance 技术 courses (as determined by dance faculty after screening) and nine additional hours on dance history, production and related topics.


If you’re passionate about health, fitness and helping others live healthier lives, the field of exercise science could be an ideal professional path.