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VCC International

Dance Diploma

Dance, professionally. In partnership with Arts Umbrella, this program demonstrates the highest standard of professional dance technique and training in a comprehensive artistic dance movement language and repertoire, which includes ballet, modern, jazz and flamenco. Students will learn about various aspects of professional dance including performance, administration, entrepreneurship and pedagogy. Admissions guide.

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Start Length Credentials Campus Part- or Full-time
September 2 years Diploma Arts Umbrella Full-time

Program Description

Program Description

Goals of this program include:

  • Demonstrating the highest standard of professional dance technique and training which encompasses ballet, modern, jazz and flamenco dance to professional entry level
  • Applying a comprehensive artistic dance movement language and repertoire
  • Applying basic knowledge of the dance industry in chosen practice role to include performance, administration, entrepreneurship and pedagogy
  • Applying pedagogical skills and concepts to educate students in the areas of traditional, ballet and modern dance training
  • Articulating professional dance goals and objectives
  • Utilizing information literacy, research skills to maintain currency
  • Exercising critical thinking skills to self and peer evaluate performance and instruction, mentor creativity and innovation to inspire projects, peers and students

For more information about the dance diploma program contact the Arts Umbrella Dance department at 604.681.5268 or email dance@artsumbrella.com.


Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

General

Please note that you must submit official transcripts and educational documents to support your application; unfortunately, we cannot accept photocopies or fax versions.

Applicants should be 16 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school.

Proof of English Proficiency

VCC welcomes international students from around the world to the college's academic or career programs.

Applicants for whom English is a second language should submit proof of English proficiency.


Program Specific

VCC welcomes international students from around the world to the college's academic or career programs.

Applicants for whom English is a second language should submit proof of English proficiency.

Applicants are selected by audition only.

  • Grade 12 graduation or equivalent required
  • Perform in an audition for the admissions committee chaired by the artistic director of dance; for more information please review the audition requirements)
  • Final applicants are chosen after a successful interview with Arts Umbrella. Students who are not successful, must re-apply.
  • Post-secondary transcripts must be official. Photocopies or faxed transcripts will not be accepted
  • All requests for transfer credits or course exemptions for all courses in the program must be submitted with application to the program. Download the Request for Transfer Credit PDF form

Courses Schedule

Courses Schedule

 

Term 1

Ballet 1 (DNCE 1101)
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4.0 credits
Cecchetti Exam Prep 1 (DNCE 1120)
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2.0 credits
Classical Variations 1 (DNCE 1107)
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1.0 credits
Company 1 (DNCE 1121)
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4.0 credits
Flamenco 1 (DNCE 1106)
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1.0 credits
Health For Dancers (DNCE 1109)
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1.0 credits
Intro to Improvisation 1 (DNCE 1110)
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1.0 credits
Jazz Technique 1 (DNCE 1104)
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1.0 credits
Men's Work 1 (DNCE 1103)
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1.0 credits
Modern Dance 1 (DNCE 1105)
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1.0 credits
Pointe Work 1 (Women) (DNCE 1102)
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1.0 credits
Rhythm Studies 1 (DNCE 1111)
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2.0 credits


Term 2

Ballet 2 (DNCE 1201)
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4.0 credits
Body Conditioning (DNCE 1209)
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1.0 credits
Cecchetti Exam Prep 2 (DNCE 1220)
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2.0 credits
Classical Variations 2 (DNCE 1207)
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1.0 credits
Company 2 (DNCE 1221)
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4.0 credits
Flamenco 2 (DNCE 1206)
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1.0 credits
Intro to Improvisation 2 (DNCE 1210)
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1.0 credits
Jazz Technique 2 (DNCE 1204)
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1.0 credits
Men's Work 2 (DNCE 1203)
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1.0 credits
Modern Dance 2 (DNCE 1205)
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1.0 credits
Pointe Work 2 (Women) (DNCE 1202)
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1.0 credits
Rhythm Studies 2 (DNCE 1211)
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2.0 credits


Term 3

Ballet 3 (DNCE 2101)
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4.0 credits
Careers in Dance 1 (DNCE 2114)
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1.0 credits
Cecchetti Exam Prep 3 (DNCE 2120)
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2.0 credits
Company 3 (DNCE 2121)
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4.0 credits
Dance Composition 1 (DNCE 2113)
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1.0 credits
Flamenco 3 (DNCE 2106)
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1.0 credits
Jazz Technique 3 (DNCE 2104)
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1.0 credits
Men's Work 3 (DNCE 2103)
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1.0 credits
Modern Dance 3 (DNCE 2105)
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1.0 credits
Pas de Deux 1 (DNCE 2112)
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1.0 credits
Pointe Work 3 (Women) (DNCE 2102)
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1.0 credits
Rhythm Studies 3 (DNCE 2111)
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2.0 credits
Special Studies 1 (DNCE 2125)
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1.0 credits


Term 4

Ballet 4 (DNCE 2201)
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4.0 credits
Careers in Dance 2 (DNCE 2214)
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1.0 credits
Cecchetti Exam Prep 4 (DNCE 2220)
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2.0 credits
Company 4 (DNCE 2221)
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4.0 credits
Dance Composition 2 (DNCE 2213)
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1.0 credits
Flamenco 4 (DNCE 2206)
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1.0 credits
Jazz Technique 4 (DNCE 2204)
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1.0 credits
Men's Work 4 (DNCE 2203)
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1.0 credits
Modern Dance 4 (DNCE 2205)
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1.0 credits
Pas de Deux 2 (DNCE 2212)
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1.0 credits
Pointe Work 4 (Women) (DNCE 2202)
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1.0 credits
Rhythm Studies 4 (DNCE 2211)
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2.0 credits
Special Studies 2 (DNCE 2225)
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1.0 credits
The Arts in Context (DNCE 2215)
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2.0 credits


Fees and Other costs

Fees and Other Costs:


International Application Fee $145
Tuition Fee $25,727
Student Union Fee $55 - per term
College Initiative Fee $38 per term
Student Union Health Plan Fee $49-per term
Student Union Dental Plan Fee $49- per term
U-Pass Fee $ 41 - per month subject to eligibility
Other Costs Graduation Fee - $40

Campus Resource Fee - $257

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Info Sessions

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email: study@vcc.ca

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