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California State University, Channel Islands
Performing Arts B.A. (Dance Emphasis)
The Performing Arts Program offers a broad, integrated undergraduate experience in music, theatre, and dance, with attention to the relatively new fields of audience and performance studies. The core courses provide the base necessary for building an educational and professional career in the performing arts. Core courses offer experience in each of the three major areas of the performing arts-Dance, Music and Theatre-with special attention to current and future trends. The Dance emphasis (PADA) provides concentrated study in dance performance and musical theatre.
Careers: The Performing Arts major prepares students for entry into in performing fields as actors, directors, playwrights, musicians, and dancers. Careers are available in the rich array of performance venues in the region and in the wider Los Angeles entertainment industry. The degree offers career opportunities in the management and other business-related needs of performing arts organizations, as well. Program Learning Outcomes: Performing Arts students will develop their abilities to think critically, analyze written and visual texts, express themselves effectively in written, physical and spoken forms, and to apply multiple theoretical perspectives to their own performances and the performances of others.
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