Dance performance

Learn about our MA programme in Dance Performance's activities, content of studies, current events and latest publications.

Introduction

The master’s degree programme in dance performance offers their students an opportunity to develop their artistic practices as dancers and performers in a diverse educational community. The education is build on an expanded understanding of the role of a dance artist and is in active relation to the current issues in the field.

The studies broaden the student’s understanding of the history, theory and practices of dance art and provides a platform for artistic experimenting, deepening one’s own performance practices and creative collaboration with students in other degree programs. Through optional studies and personal study planning, the studies provide an opportunity to delve into self-interesting working methods, roles and traditions.

Contact information

  • Eeva Muilu

    +358456349704
    eeva.muilu@uniarts.fi
  • Jan-Peter Kaiku

    +358400792041
    jan-peter.kaiku@uniarts.fi

News

Studies

Read about the studies of dance performance in Theatre Academy.

Students and the most recent alumnus

    • Jacqueline Aylward

    • Student in dance performance, starting year 2021
    • Sanni Kriikku

    • Student in dance performance, starting year 2019
    • Iiris Laakso

    • Master of Arts (Dance) 2021
    • +358445533111

Writing as a dancer, I write with my whole body and move between what is already presently perceived and what can be imagined.

Anni Kaila Alumna

Artistic research and publications

Theatre Academy is a pioneer in artistic research. Read doctoral dissertations and MA thesis.

Staff

    • Eeva Muilu

    • Professor, Tanssijantaiteen maisteriohjelma, Theatre Academy
    • +358456349704
    • Sanna Myllylahti

    • Lecturer, Tanssitaiteen koulutusohjelma, Theatre Academy
    • +358440504722
    • Jan-Peter Kaiku

    • Manager, Opetuksen suunnittelupalvelut Teatterikorkeakoulu, Theatre Academy
    • +358400792041