Bachelor of Dance
Promote and disseminate culture and arts through dance.
-Professional who interprets culture, aspects of today’s world and his identity as an artist through *body expression.
He has technical, artistic, practical and theoretical knowledge of *performance and interpretation of dance in any of its styles; as well as drama, *visual arts, *choreography and *stage production knowledge.
He can take master and PhD studies in dance.
Specific tasks or activities carried out in the profession
He performs dance in its different genres as a soloist or as a member of international and national dance groups.
He uses creatively body language in the performance of the dance work, reflecting both his personal identity and the expression of contemporary collective aspects.
He investigates and analyzes manifestations of dance in society.
He creates a dance composition for the development of a work. For this, he manages dance, plastic and musical symbols that are consistent with work’s proposal.
He contributes with specific techniques and criteria to the design of lighting for the *choreography that will depend on the type of dance, highlighting the body and its movements and the spaces where it moves.
He performs Dance Theater in operas, musical comedies, zarzuela, German cabaret, American musicals, etc, through which stories or ideas are transmitted.
He performs traditional ballet or repertoire where technique and history are highlighted. Interpreta la danza étnica, folklórica o regional, que representan rituales o celebraciones sociales o festivas.
He performs modern or concert dance such as tap, flamenco, salsa, merengue, etc.
He participates in interdisciplinary works where two or more arts interact such as theater, urban dance, visual arts, using elements of technology and even cinema.
He carries out the *stage direction of a dance performance.
He forays into the management of dance as a *therapy to create in the person a new relation with his body, that acts as a liberating element that contributes to his emotional aspect and self-esteem.
He develops teaching processes in the performance of dance, methodologically advising body development, movement, expression and body communication.
He carries out theoretical and practical research regarding everything that pertains to stage, such as movement and the management of space, the relationships between performers, *performance, energy performance, the appropriate choice of music, and in general any aesthetic problem.
He participates in the creation of musical and theatrical stage productions.
He participates in the design, management and production of dance performance projects.
He performs as a dance critic and as a journalist of artistic shows.
Classical Ballet Companies
Contemporary Dance Companies
Opera and Musical Theater Companies
Television, in musical comedies and artistic productions of diverse nature
Public organizations at national and regional level devoted to the development of art and culture
Audiovisual communication, film and advertising piece production companies
Production companies of cultural events, musical shows, animations and congresses
Theater and Dance Faculties at University
Companies for the organization of events and show productions
Folk ballets and groups
Magazines and Newspapers
Universities in Dance Teaching and Research
Estimated time of College years
Main courses considered in the study plan
Basic Training Courses
Oral and Written Expression
History of Dance (2 semesters)
Contemporary Dance Technique (10 semesters)
Classical Dance Technique (10 semesters)
Dance (elective course) (3 semesters)
Music (3 semesters)
Appreciation of Visual Arts
*Performing Techniques of Expression
Body expression and performance applied to dance Workshop
Lighting and *Theatrical Scenery
*Stage Production Workshop (2 semesters)
Dance Pedagogy (2 semesters)
Complementary Training Courses
*Cultural Production and Management
Nutrition applied to dance
Vocation, Skills and Interests required in the candidate for this career
Motivation for Art and Culture
Strong attraction towards all types of dance
Feel that dance is his smoother means of expression
Want to communicate feelings through body expression and movement
Taste for music and rhythm
Pleased to recreate settings, stories, entertain and amuse
Search identity and a strong degree of originality and differentiation through the expression of dance
Find passion, strength and movement in dance
Desires to innovate regarding body language
Health status appropriate to physical exercise
Strength and physical agility
Ease of coordination and sense of space
Musical skills: good ear and sense of rhythm
Psychomotor skills: visual memory and kinesthetic memory (movement)
Express and communicate sensations, ideas and concepts through the sensitivity of the body, energy and movement, celebrating joy and pleasure of dancing.
Or any specific dream or longing which feels involved or oriented towards this direction.
Adaptation to teamwork
Cope with long work routines
Theater, Performing Arts, Audiovisual Communication major in Direction
Musical Production, Music Education
Glossary of Terms
*Visual Arts: Art of visual nature, such as drawing, painting, sculpture, engraving, architecture, photography, film, video, design, etc.
*Choreography: Dance or set of movements organized and related to each other to mean something or express certain emotions, in tune with the music.
*Stage Direction: To direct the components that make possible a stage show, such as movement, gestures, sense and pace of the dialogue, dance, verse and song; As well as directing the set designer, costume designers and light and sound designers, so that the show achieves an organic unity.
*Theatrical Scenery: Elements that make up a stage set to achieve its best development, such as stages and halls, which function is to set the play according to the narrative framework.
*Body Expression: Language of the body for human communication.
*Performance: Study and practice of expression techniques. -Development of creativity.
*Stage Production: Action to plan, manage and obtain the necessary resources for a theatrical project, coordinating all its elements and then obtain the highest profitability as a final result.
*Cultural Production and Management: Obtain the necessary financial means and equipment, carry out the necessary procedures and inquiries to perform and disseminate artistic and cultural activities.
* Performing Techniques of Expression: Optimal use of own resources in communication with a personal style or stamp.
*Body Therapy: Art and technique of combining the unified work of the body, mind and emotion, in order to make flow the expression of emotions, the broadening consciousness, the relief of suffering, a greater ability to feel pleasure and in general, growth and personal development.GO BACK