Our Bachelor of Fine Arts program is designed to meet the needs of highly talented and motivated students interested in preparing for a professional dance career in performance and/or choreography while in an academic setting.
Whether in class, in the cypher, in the community and on the stage, our BFA students are:
In addition to specified coursework, the BFA student must meet the following requirements:
General Admission Information
Incoming students can choose to apply for the BFA Dance Program before arriving at CU or after they have started their studies at CU. Current CU students can apply for the BFA program through the spring semester of their sophomore year.
In order to be considered for the Dance Program Freshman Scholarships, incoming students must audition for the BFA and register for our community engagement High School Dance Day held in the fall semester (please note that these two events happen on the same day).
While there is no live audition in the spring semester, we do require an online application with video links (please note the spring application cannot serve as an audition for scholarships).
Admission for Incoming Students
All incoming students, which includes high school and transfer applicants, must complete the following to apply:
Admission for Current CU Students
The Undergraduate Director of Dance will notify students of faculty decisions regarding their audition/application. If a student is admitted to the program, they should talk to their primary advisor to have their degree status officially changed.