The aims of the course of studies in Dance Bachelor is the training of professional dancers within a degree program that encourages their personality as a dancer with great individual artistic expression, who master a wide range of classical and contemporary dance techniques at their command and who are able to understand dance as an art form in an artistic, historical and social context. Furthermore, the aims of the course of studies are to enable the students to act self-confidently and responsibly in groups, give their positive input as well as to develop social and political commitment.
To reach the above-defined aims a teaching model based on seven pillars, which are linked to each other, has been created. This will lead to an integrated course of studies: Technique, Creativity, Body Awareness, Theory, Projects, Interdisciplinary work, Performances
Admission to the Bachelor’s degree in Dance requires proof of having obtained a higher education entrance qualification (Hochschulzugangsberechtigung; Abitur/Fachabitur gemäß § 54 Abs. 2 des Hessischen Hochschulgesetzes vom 14.12.2009 i.d.F. vom 21. Dezember 2010). Candidates who do not hold an entrance qualification must demonstrate they have knowledge and skills corresponding to a degree appropriate for the chosen study program during the audition.
Prof. Dieter Heitkamp