The Fort Wayne Ballet Conservatory at the University of Saint Francis is an exciting partnership between the University and the Fort Wayne Ballet which offers both a BFA and Associates degree in dance.
As a dancer in the Fort Wayne Ballet Conservatory at the University of Saint Francis, you will have access to dedicated and experienced faculty and state of the art studios.
You’ll learn advanced techniques in classical ballet, jazz, and contemporary dance, from some of the region’s most experienced dance professionals at the Fort Wayne Ballet Conservatory of Dance.
Students who complete a dance internship
Degrees available: Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance, Associate of Arts in Dance
The Fort Wayne Ballet is the only professional ballet company in the region and state
We asked our professors and they said dancer majors possess:
Distinguish social, cultural, and philosophical factors of dance as an art form
Observe, assess, and critique dance practices
Technical mastery of modern and other genres of dance
I am able to dance alongside professional dancers in the Fort Wayne Ballet, as well as hone in on my technique with the academy dancers. The rigor of the program is just what is needed to improve, and keep on improving. All of the instructors are so passionate and genuinely want their students to succeed.– Madison Cafaro, Current Student
It’s true, you don’t need a college degree to perform as a professional dancer, but it is necessary for many other dance related occupations.
Types of careers you may have after you graduate include: