With the continuous improvement of living standards, more and more parents have begun to pay attention to the overall development of children. In addition to the study of cultural knowledge, they will also report their interest to their children. Dance is a popular choice. Moreover, many people even regard dance as a lifelong career. So today, I am going to introduce you to the top 10 dance schools in China. Now let’s take a look.
Beijing Dancing Academy
Beijing Dancing Academy is the only university in China that specializes in dance professional education. It is also the world’s largest professionally-recognized dance-renowned institution. Its national specialties include dance, dance choreography and dance performances.
College of Military Culture, National Defence University PLA China
It is the only multidisciplinary and comprehensive higher art school of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army. The college consists of 21 majors in literature, drama, music, dance, cultural management, fine arts and military culture and 4 academic qualifications in postgraduate, undergraduate, junior college and technical secondary school.
Minzu University of China
Minzu University of China was jointly established by Beijing Municipality, the State Ethnic Affairs Commission and the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China. It ranks mong the national “double-class”, “211 project” and “985 project” key universities. Its national specialties include ethnology, Chinese minority language and literature, religion, dance, history, art design, musicology, ecology, administration.
Shanghai Theatre Academy
Shanghai Theatre Academy is a high-level art school in China that trains talents in theatre and art. The school is jointly established by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the People’s Republic of China and the Shanghai Municipal People’s Government. It is the first batch of master’s degree-granting units approved by the State Council. In 2005, the college established the School of Drama, Dance Academy and TV Art Academy on the basis of related majors such as drama, dance and TV art.
Nanjing University of the Arts
Nanjing University of the Arts is the only comprehensive art college in Jiangsu Province. It is also the earliest independent institution of Chinese art establishment and continues to the present high school of art. The college has a college of art, music, design, film and television, dance, media, and pop music.
Northeast Normal University
Northeast Normal University is located in Changchun City, Jilin Province. Its dance choreographer major mainly trains talents in dance choreography, dance teachers and dance popular educators. The professional basic courses, professional main courses and professional series include: Introduction to Dance, Chinese Dance History, Dance Choreography Theory, Basic Music Theory, Music Works Appreciation, Dance Works Appreciation, Ballet Basic Skills, Chinese Folk Dance, Chinese Classical Dance Body, Modern Dance techniques, foreign representative folk dance, Latin dance, jazz dance and other courses.
Sichuan Consernatory of Musica
The Dance Department of the Sichuan Conservatory of Music was established in 1999. It has two majors: dance performance and dance. It has professional orientations such as Chinese classical dance and dance, Chinese dance performance, and Chinese folk dance. The school is an important force in the training of senior talents in the dance field in Sichuan Province.
Dance Choreographer major of Jiangnan University was founded in 2002. As one of the higher education training bases for the national university students’ humanities quality education base and the national humanities and arts talents, its dance choreographer has been based on the high-starting humanities and art environment since its inception, with a strong humanistic artistic atmosphere and full of humanities and art. The school aims to cultivate innovative and complex talents with excellent quality and professionalism, including editing, education, performance and art culture management.
Capital Normal University
The Conservatory of Capital Normal University has a major in dance. The main courses of dance are: ballet training, classical dance, Chinese and foreign folk dance, modern dance, dance rehearsal, dance composition, Chinese and foreign dance history, Chinese dance skills, Dance aesthetics, basic music theory, etc.
Shenyang Conservatory of Music
Shenyang Conservatory of Music is the only higher music and art college in Northeast China. It is one of the nine major music colleges in China and is the only high-level music and dance art college in Northeast China with a long history and glorious tradition. The Shenyang Conservatory of Music has a major in dance studies. The dance majors offer dance basic training courses, dance performance classes, basic theories, observations, improvisation, choreography, dance music, and internships.
Also, apart from these above dance colleges, there are still other colleges and universities set the major in dance and achieve better results. In fact, every college and university have their school-running characteristics, so the most important thing is that you should find out what you really interested in, and then choose the best one for yourselves.