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B.F.A Dance

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance

Do you have a passion for dancing; the classical kind? Want to pick up skills in any of the Indian dance forms like Bharatnatyam and Kathak, or want to be a professional dancer? Then learn here about the undergraduate program Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Dance.

Course Name: B.F.A Dance
Stream: Art & Design
Course Category: Fine Arts
Duration: 3 years


Dance, whether classical or non-classical is a very popular art form in the country. Since ages, India is blessed with a rich culture of dance in all its regions; North, South, East as well as West. Every region has its own unique dance form. If some are classical in nature, then others are in the form of folk dances. Some of the very popular classical dance forms are Bharathnatyam, Kathak, Odissi, Kathakali and so on. These dances are very popular in the foreign countries and time and again many notable Indian dancers have performed in front of international crowd in countries abroad in one or the other dance form. With a degree in dance, there are thus immense possibilities.

Eligibility and course duration

10+2 or an equivalent qualification from a recognized educational board. Those only 10th pass bur having a diploma in dance can also apply.
Duration of this undergraduate program is 3 years.

B.F.A Dance 2019 - 2020 Admissions/Application Enquiry


B.F.A Dance - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering B.F.A Dance course. Check out individual college websites to know more about the admission for 2019 - 2020 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College NameUniversityState
Kalai Kaviri College of Fine ArtsBharathidasan UniversityTamil Nadu
Post Graduate Government College for GirlsPanjab UniversityChandigarh

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More about the course

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance is a useful program for those intending to be professional dancers, dance enthusiasts and others who wish to have a career teaching dance to others. The course provides for a comprehensive training in both theoretical as well as practical aspects of this fine arts form. Beginning with the history and origin of the different dance forms in India to learning the most popular dance forms like Bharathnatyam, it teaches you all. You also get to learn the various skills associated with choreography, gain skills in a number of dance techniques, performance, production and teaching skills. You also get to experience the relationship of dance with the other great art forms like music, singing, etc. For those with a creative bent of mind and a deep interest in this fine art form, BFA Dance is surely a course worth undertaking.

Job opportunities and further scope

Knowing one of the Indian classical dance forms opens up a sea of opportunities. One can join dance academies, dance schools or become a freelance dance teacher. There are immense opportunities to open one’s own dance school or institute. You can become a professional dancer and take part in dance shows and performances, worldwide. You can perform for TV shows, theatre productions and in the film industry. You will be also getting opportunities to undertake masters and doctoral programs in the field of dance after completion of this course.

B.F.A Dance Admissions for 2019 - 2020 Academic Year

Are you looking for admissions for B.F.A Dance for the academic year 2019 - 2020? We can connect you with the right colleges and universities offering B.F.A Dance courses in your preferred locations. Contact us for more details.

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