Program Details

Offered through the Department of Music and Performing Arts Faculty: Deborah Damast, Dance Education, Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions
Location:
Kampala, Uganda
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Winter Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:
Location: Kampala, Uganda Dates: January 2 - 18, 2016 Participants collaborate with professional dancers, educators, and students from the Royal Ballet Academy and Makerere University. Students take classes in traditional Ugandan dance, East African drumming and teaching methodology with faculty from NYU Steinhardt and Makerere University. Participants then put theory into practice by developing and implementing lesson plans with children from local community-based organizations. This program offers unique access to education and performing arts institutions in Kampala and provides a new global perspective on dance, education and community development.

Offered through the Department of Music and Performing Arts Faculty: Deborah Damast, Dance Education, Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions

MPADE-GE 2520.095 - Community Building through Teaching, Creating, Performing: Dance Educ in Uganda (3 Points)
Setting Description:
You will stay at a safe and comfortable hotel in Kampala, arranged by the Office of Academic Initiatives and Global Programs. Your accommodation arrangements are included in your Housing and Activity Fees.
Cost:
2015 Graduate Tuition: $1479 per point plus registration and services fees This course counts toward your Spring 2014 courseload and tuition. 2014 Housing Fees: $800 2014 Activity Fees: $600 Final payment of the Housing and Activity Fees are due to the Office of Academic Initiatives and Global Programs on November 20, 2014. Tuition for the course is separate and will be due based on the Bursar's Payment Schedule for Spring 2014. (click here for Bursar's Payment Deadline Dates) International

Additional Program Information

Scholarships:
No
Scholarships Description:
Students can transfer their federal financial aid from their home institution to help pay for their tuition at NYU Shanghai. Visit the financial aid office at your home school to learn more about consortium agreements.

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