Ask Amy: Degree Dilemmas

Should I turn down an apprenticeship to finish my dance degree, or should I put my education on pause? —Ashleigh Congratulations on receiving an apprenticeship offer! They don’t come every day. If you think you’re ready for company life, and will be full of regrets if you turn the offer down, you can always resumeMore »

Beyond the BFA

During his sophomore year at the University of Oklahoma, Austin Crumley switched the focus of his Bachelor of Fine Arts from ballet performance to ballet pedagogy. “I figured I already knew how to perform,” he says. “I wanted to take advantage of OU’s incredible faculty to learn something new.” The degree change didn’t close anyMore »

2016 Higher Ed Guide

These days, many ballet dancers are opting to earn their college diploma before they score a company contract. Because there are dozens of degree programs that emphasize ballet, going to school doesn’t mean you’re setting your dreams aside. We’ve gathered 100 college dance programs with bunheads in mind, and many offer scholarships specifically for danceMore »