From October 2021 Skopje/Shtip Dance Academy at the Goce Delchev University, which otherwise operates in Skopje and is run by full-time Professor Risima Risimkin, PhD, will start with Master’s Degree in Contemporary Dance Choreography and Education, one-year or two-year program, depending on previous education.
The program of “Master of Arts in Contemporary Dance Choreography” includes the following subjects: Choreography, Scenography – stage design; Laban analysis; Dance theory; Costume history; World Music and Performing Arts Theory.
The program of “Master of Arts in Contemporary Dance Education” includes the following subjects: Methodology and pedagogy of Contemporary dance techniques; Methodology and pedagogy of Classical ballet; Laban analysis; Dance theory; History of Costume; World Music and Performing Arts Theory. All courses are led by experienced professors; during the study program, there will be residences of foreign professors and choreographers.
The teaching will take place through cooperation with a mentor, according to the curriculum, and at the same time, the students will have the opportunity to practice with the Skopje Dance Theater, to prepare the practical work. During their studies, students will have the opportunity to take part in the Creative Hub Center, where they will be able to gain a broader knowledge of the arts in general and will have lectures by outstanding directors, visual artists, festival directors, producers, film directors, composers etc.
Dance department of UGD is connected with different dance academies in Europe, USA and China with whom there is possibilities for exchanges.
You can send your application, CV, video presentation (no longer that 2 minutes) and Motivation letter on: