DanceAbroad

  • An Innovative Dance and Language Study Abroad Experience

    DanceAbroadWhere

    • Buenos Aires, Argentina

    When

    • Each Spring Semester
    • Spring 2018 Program Dates: January 21, 2018 – June 3, 2018
      - January 21, 2018 – June 3, 2018 
      - Arrival:  January 21, 2018 
      - Orientation:  January 22 – 28, 2018 
      - Classes: January 29 – June 3, 2018
      - Departure:  June 4, 2018 

    What

    • A Spanish language and dance technique immersion program for college credits
    • Dance courses offered through the DanceAbroad Dance Studios in Buenos Aires
    • Spanish classes offered through the University of Buenos Aires Extension School
    • Academic credit offered by Dean College

    Who

    Currently enrolled college students who:
    • Are studying dance (majors, minors)
    • Have completed at least 45 credits prior to participating in the program
    • Have a cumulative GPA of at least a 3.000
    • Are in good judicial standing
    • Meet the minimum required dance competency level (Ballet 2, Modern Foundations 2, Jazz 2)

    Numbers

    • Program minimum:  6 students
    • Program Maximum:  12 students

    Courses

    • A 15-credit semester
    • Spanish Language Course (4 credits): precise course determined after placement testing upon arrival, ranging from beginning to advanced Spanish
    • History of Tango (3 credits)
    • Dance Technique (8 credits) -- ballet, modern, jazz, tango, dance composition/choreography, pointe*, partnering*
    *Faculty approval needed

    Housing/Food

    • Private rooms for area international university students
    • Will shop/cook on your own

    Cultural Excursions

    Course-related trips within and outside of Buenos Aires are included as part of the program.

    Costs Spring 2018 Dean College Tuition, Room and Board Rate  

    • $27,218* 
    • Federal Financial Aid transferred via Consortium Agreement
    • Additional institutional scholarships available
    • Dean will deposit board into your checking account for your food costs
    • Airfare to/from Buenos Aires and personal spending/travel money are additional, and the responsibility of the student/family
    * Full Tuition, Room and Board amount before¬ financial aid is applied.

    Passport & Visa Requirements

    • Need a current passport that will not expire before June 2019
    • Tourist Visa, obtained as you enter the country
    • Non-US citizens: check directly with the Argentinian Consulate regarding any additional visa requirements

    Application Process/Timeline

    • Complete application (form, short essay, faculty letter of recommendation, official transcript, Dean of Student report, scanned copy of U.S. passport)                
    • Submit application no later than November 10, 2017 to Melissa Read, Assistant VP, Academic Affairs and Study Away Program Director (mread@dean.edu; Dean Hall, Room 203; 508-541-1654)
    • Pay program enrollment deposit of $1,000 by November 15, 2017
    • Participate in on-line pre-departure orientation meeting to complete and sign all required pre-departure paperwork

    For more information

    Melissa Read, Assistant VP for Academic Affairs and Study Away Program Director, mread@dean.edu or 508-541-1654 or Dean Hall, Room 203
    DanceAbroad Argentina:  www.DanceAbroad.com

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  • DanceAbroad Argentina

    “Through class experience, guest lecturers, instructor collaboration and cultural exchange we strive to instill an intimate knowledge of dance, culture, art, and the interrelations among them." - DanceAbroad Argentina Program Director, Nathan Moyer