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Program Format

Full Time: Four Years

Degree Earned

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Prepare for a professional career as a performer, choreographer or teacher at Canada’s premier post-secondary dance program.

Admission Information

What We Offer

Daily Professional Training

Build new skills in our conservatory style training environment

Specially Designed Academic Courses

Integrated classes in history of theatre and dance, anatomy, production, global theatre, and entrepreneurship

Variety of Disciplines

Train in ballet, modern, contemporary, and jazz

Related Studies

Expand your education with courses in improvisation, composition, partnering, music, acting, film, and extensive creative work

 Performance Opportunities

Studio and public performances of original works

Professional Connections

Work with internationally acclaimed guest artists and professional dance companies

Core Curriculum

For more information on additional required courses please see Ryerson's Course Calendar

Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4
Music I: Introduction The Moving Image in Performance I Creative Performance Studies V Creative Performance Studies VII
Music I: Advanced Introduction Music II: Introduction to Singing Creative Performance Studies VI Independent Study Seminars
Creative Performance Studies I Music II: Intermediate Singing Conceiving the Production Advanced Performance Tech I: Dance
Creative Performance Studies II Creative Performance Studies III Performance Tech I: Dance Advanced Performance Tech II: Dance
Anatomy of Movement and Lifestyle I Creative Performance Studies IV Performance Tech II: Dance  
Elements of Production I Intermediary Tech I: Dance    
Timelines of Performance History I Intermediary Tech II: Dance    
Timelines of Performance History II Landmarks of Choreographic Development    
Fundamentals of Tech I: Dance      
Fundamentals of Tech II: Dance