Reflecting the growth of the Korean street dance and K-Pop wave, dance department play the central role in pop culture. Hip-hop, pop-pin, locking, b-boying, walking, house, girls’ hip-hop, bogging, African, soul, crump, urban, K-Pop dance are taught together with ballet, Korean traditional dance, modern dance, jazz dance, basic acting, activity, martial technique. Convergence of various fields and application will support the students to become world famous dancer.
K-Pop stage performance play the central role in Korean pop culture contents. Practical dance is one of the most important medium to move the public. Department offer street dance, broadcast and classical dance major. Classes on hip-hop, urban hip-hop, pop-pin, locking, b-boying, walking, girls’ hip-hop, modern dance, Korean dance, ballet, dance sports are provided throughout the curriculum. Faculties with extensive experiences lead the classes and systematic program, overseas workshop, various overseas training, field experience are provided throughout the studies.
Aim to enhance the expressiveness. Basic principles of stage performance, broadcast dance, weekly, basics for ballet, modern dance, Korean dance along with intensive courses on hip-hop, walking, locking, pop-pin, dance sports, urban hip-hop, crump, basic acting, body control would foster globally talented students with professionalism and popularity.
Outlook of the department
K-Pop culture and various global audition program, interests in broadcast performance show the bright future of the area. Practical dance such as broadcast dance or street dance have become the center of attention and specialists to direct the performance are highly desired by the public.
Professional street dancer – invited as panel for various competition, perform as global dancer Professional choreographer and dance trainer – choreographer for pop star, broadcast dancer. Instructor and professor – become instructor or professor(visiting, par-time, full-time etc) through college degree, university degree, master, Ph.D degree Dance instructor – after-school instructor for elementary, middle and high school Choreographer and stage director – direct dance associated performance or competition, instructor at culture center, fitness center, owner of dance academy etc
- Accredited courses(course credit)
Introduction dance, aesthetic dance, dance instruction, ballet I, Western dance history, Korean dance I, Korean dance history, modern dance I, dance sports, dance repertoire study, dance therapy, dance review and critic, traditional dance, ballet II, stage make-up, principals for choreography, aerobic, jazz dance I, dance and traditional culture, Korean dance II, modern dance II, educational dance, body control I~II, hip-hop I~II, Pilates I
Broadcast dance and performance dance director, entertainment agency and academy dance trainer, broadcast back-up dancer, dance singer, dance instructor, performance director, stage director, arts instructor, arts associated area(research organization, Korea traditional music auditorium, Korea traditional theme park etc), education associated area(professional, society, school, academy), Korea traditional agency, arts organization and management, dance theorist, dance critic, professional(dance, practice), stage costume designer, stage make-up artist, dance therapists etc
Various career fields, 100% employment rate
Our goal is to achieve 100% employment rate. Guide the students to become top professional in various fields as fine art artist, instructor, performance director, producer, manager for arts associated organization.
The Aim of education
Foster professional artist through art business experience and performance directing exercise
KICA provide more than theory oriented curriculum, we offer opportunities to build ability and experience as a member of art organization. We also guide the students how to prepare for business proposals, way to receive government support fund, run rehearsal, release press articles, marketing and promotion techniques, which enable them to become professional performance director. Moreover, we provide arts management class in order to train the students with management techniques to run arts organization or company.
Outlook of the department
Train talents as instructor through method of guidance for Korean traditional music
For students planning to become instructor for school, culture center, academy, the course provide various methods of guidance for different targets. Also classes to prepare syllabus and basic management skills are available.
Fulfill dream as an artist
To achieve 100% employment rate, we actively support self-artistic activities along with various job education program including permanent venue for tourists
Korean traditional dance I, modern dance I, introduction dance, Korean traditional dance history, esthetics of dance, method of guidance for dance, western dance history, ballet, basics for dance, traditional court dance, Korean traditional dance II, modern dance II, Korean traditional dance III, modern dance III, Korean traditional dance IV, modern dance IV, Korean dance creative workshop, modern dance creative workshop, percussion exercise I, percussion exercise II, dance review and critic, educational dance, dance acting, rhythmic gymnastic, principals for choreography, traditional dance, dance physiology, dance repertoire study, cultural field exercise, Gyungseodosori, folklore, Korean traditional music accompanist, performance directing and executing, introduction Korean traditional music, Samulnori, percussion, basic acting
Gyobangchung dance(Jinju gyobanggootguri dance), Buddhist dance(bara dance, butterfly dance), Pungmul(sheo dance, jing dance), Cho gap-nyeo dance(minsalpulee, Buddhist dance)
Artistic community(professional organization, research organization, traditional performance venue, Korean traditional theme park), educational community(professional, society, school, academy), theorist, critic, choreographer, producer, performance director, Korean traditional music director, management of art organization and company