Fryderyk Chopin University of Music / Dance Department

DANCE - Contemporary Dance, first-cycle

Level of study: first-cycle Form of study: full-time Education profile: ogólnoakademicki Duration: 3 years

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Fields of studies and specializations

Conducting units

Enrollment

from 2020-05-01 to 2020-05-31 23:59:00

Language

Polish

Description

The studies are addressed to talented dancers who want to start education related to the widely understood contemporary dance and connect their professional future with expert work as stage dancers. The curriculum covers training in present-day dance techniques, styles and forms such as: modern and contemporary dance, jazz dance, classical dance, improvisation and contact-improvisation. The studies are addressed to dancers who graduated from different types of dance and ballet schools, qualification courses, training courses and workshops. They are offered to all persons who actively work at dance ensembles, dance formations and dance theatres.

Admission rules

The enrolment procedure is competitive and its results are public.

Tests

  • test of practical skills in the art of dance field, presentation of solo composition – sending video recordings and
  • improvisation based on the topic-related structure given randomly – online test (using the ZOOM app)

Scope of material

Stage 1

  • portfolio in a pdf format signed with name and surname should be sent to: taniec@chopin.edu.pl. The portfolio should include information about artistic education – certificates from courses, workshops of dance studies, certificates connected with dance, competition awards and diplomas
  • test of contemporary dance skills – presentation of a solo composition, video file (3 minutes) video files in the MP4 format – sending audio-video recordings

 Stage 2:

  • improvisation based on the topic-related structure given randomly

Literature

  1. I. Turska, Krótki zarys historii tańca i baletu. Warszawa 1983.
  2. J. Rey, Taniec jego rozwój i formy. Warszawa 1985.
  3. B. Sier-Janik, Post Modern Dance. Warszawa 1995.
  4. I. Turska, Spotkanie ze sztuką tańca. Kraków 2000.
  5. R. Lange, O istocie tańca i jego przejawach w kulturze: perspektywa antropologiczna. Poznań 2009.
  6. A. Rembowska, Teatr Tańca Piny Bausch. Sny i rzeczywistość. Warszawa 2009.
  7. W. Klimczak, Wizjonerzy ciała. Panorama współczesnego teatru tańca Kraków 2010.
  8. Tańcząc piórem. Nauka w służbie Terpsychory. Redakcja H. Raszewska. Warszawa 2014.

Exceptions from admission procedure

Prize winners and finalists of artistic “Olympics” competitions at the central level will be exempt from the enrolment procedure from the subjects the competition pertained to. In such a case they obtain the highest number of points for these given subjects.

Date of exams

06.07.2020 - 10.07.2020 (on-line)