The Jazz/Commercial Dance programme

The Jazz/Commercial Dance programme is a unique, preparatory, full-time one-year programme. It provides a broad knowledge of jazz, hip-hop/street, contemporary and ballet. At Balettakademien, we have created a unique, innovative fusion of commercial hip-hop and technical dance that produces versatile dancers. Programme participants are eligible for student aid from CSN.

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The application for the semester 2022/2023 is closed. 

We want to support your development! We aim to encourage your creativity, stimulate your curiosity and help you develop. Your dreams and goals are important to us!

The Jazz/Commercial Dance programme tuition takes place according to a fixed timetable during the day, supplemented by in-depth studies in the form of evening lessons. This allows you to put together an individual timetable in consultation with your teachers.

In addition to the basic dance techniques, you will receive an introduction to form and composition, rhythm, anatomy/body awareness, dance history, method, choreography, and improvisation/freestyle technique. These are included both in the regular dance classes and as workshops. Audition training in preparation for further studies or work takes place in the spring.

You will also receive guidance in creating and developing your own compositions/choreography and performing the results on stage. Our teachers are very experienced, well educated and dedicated. You will also have your own mentor from the Professional Dancers Education to support your development. We arrange study visits to other schools, museums, competitions, events and more.

Choreographic rehearsals, as well as rehearsals with lighting and sound, are included prior to the performances that take place at the end of each term and at several points during the term. The school arranges public battles during the academic year in which students are encouraged to participate. In the autumn, we perform together with the Professional Dancers Education, the Modern/Contemporary
Dance programme and the Musical Theatre programme, and in the spring we give our own final performance.

Your personal development is prioritised in the Jazz/Commercial Dance programme.
Balettakademien has a long track record of teaching students who are just taking their first educational steps in professional dance after graduating from upper secondary school. We take a holistic approach to your development based on the latest research in dance medicine. The teachers engaged at the Jazz/Commercial Dance programme are all professional educators or active dancers with lengthy experience, and we emphasise their educational skills and enthusiasm as much their own artistic experience.

Start

August 2022

Fee

SEK 58,000 (SEK 29,000 per term)