Dance explores the human body and its expressive possibilities in the context of art and aesthetics. You’ll study everything from choreography to composition, in both the studio and the lecture hall. Throughout your four years you’ll have the opportunity to produce and perform your own original works.


The Dance program is offered by the School for Contemporary Arts in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology. This program is offered at the Vancouver campus. 

Degree: Bachelor of Fine Arts

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Admission requirements for Dance

For students applying directly from BC high school Grade 12, please see the program specific requirements listed for 2020. For other areas and other categories of admission, please see admission requirements.

How to apply

University application process

Before applying, you might want to review this help video. Then:

  • Go to
  • In section 4, Applying to SFU:
    • select from the drop-down list of faculties: Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology
    • select from the drop-down list of programs: BFA Dance – Vancouver

Program application process

For this program, you will need an audition, interview or portfolio. They are scheduled each Spring, between February and April. See more details at

Career possibilities

The world is changing rapidly and you have no way of knowing the full range of career opportunities available to you in the future. Graduates of this program may end up in a range of occupations, including these:

  • Artistic Director
  • Arts Administrator
  • Choreographer
  • Costume Designer
  • Critic/Writer
  • Dance Therapist
  • Journalist
  • Massage Therapist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Professional Dancer
  • Public Relations
  • Teacher

Not sure where to start? Career Services can help you explore your options and create possibilities.