Beijing Dance Academy is the only institution of higher education in dance in China, which lies near the picturesque Zi Zhu Park (Purple Bamboo Park) in Haidian District, Beijing. The Academy has 480 teachers and administrative staff, among whom, 275 are full-time teachers. Of the 275 teachers, 116 are professors, associate professors and senior lecturers. At present, more than two thousand students are studying in the Academy.
Three specialties have been established in the Academy, namely, performance, choreography and dance studies. Performance Specialty consists of such disciplines as Chinese Classical Dance, Chinese Folk Dance, Ballet, Modern Dance, Musical Theatre, International Ballroom Dance, Fashion Show and so on. The Academy was approved by the State Academic Degree Commission to be an authorized unit to grant the MA degree in 1999.
The teaching departments include the Department of Chinese Classical Dance, Department of Chinese Folk Dance, Department of Ballet, Department of Choreography, Department of Dance Studies, Department of Social Dance, Department of Musical Theatre, Department of..View more