Application 2020
Application 2020

Welcomes student from all over the world. Here you find all sorts of offers for all sorts of ages and earlier dance training.

28.04.2020.

International audition for classical ballet training (ages 10-14) and

modern/contemporary dance training (ages 14-16)

is planned for 27-29 August 2020 (exact dates announced later).

Application deadline: 10 August.

 

13.05.2020

Audition fee 40 EUR – this sum should be remitted to the Academy’s bank account number, preceeding the audition with the remark “audition fee”

Bank name: Magyar Államkincstár (SW-Code: HUSTHUHB)
IBAN: HU 88 1003 2000 0149 3263 0000 0000
Bank account holder: Magyar Táncművészeti Egyetem (Hungarian Dance Academy)
Address: Columbus utca 87-89, H-1145 Budapest, Hungary

Note: bank charges must be covered by the sender!
The receipt proving your payment must be send a scanned copy of the transfer receipt by e-mail.

04.05.2020 Audition update!

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Ballet: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1v5fIuUywJX6IHs5HTE0knO2QVnf7nEJt?usp=sharing

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Modern: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1jA6M6EeE0MR51-IbZe_U3PIW950g_596?usp=sharing

27.04.2020:

Instead of personal auditions the Hungarian Dance Academy holds 
ONLINE AUDITIONS to the classical ballet and to the modern dance training.
Detailed information to follow soon.
If interested, please fill in and return to contact@mte.eu the
Student application form: student application form
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The University – originally founded as the State Ballet Institute in 1950 -offers the largest range of study options to ballet student, but curriculum includes contemporary folk, ballroom etc.

You may wish to dance only, or obtain a higher education degree by including theoretical subjects as well. For future ballet teachers the full Vaganova methodology is now available also in English.

Degree Programs

Dance Artist (BA) major: classical ballet / modern / contemporary

 

Classical ballet:

-Duration: 3 years
-Grade: bachelor student
-Includes: daily 3 to 5 dance classes, rehearsals and performances ( Saturdays included)
-Age: 16-20
-Former studies required: 6 grades according to the Vaganova method completed, B2 ( upper intermediate ) level English
– Awarding: BA degree dance artist specialized in classical ballet
-Fee: 750.000 HUF/semester ( approcimately 2500 EUR)
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– Most imporant features: Dance studies and theory  ( history of music, history of arts, history of dance, motion biology, dance analysis etc. ) are also part of the curriculum. Training available in English language.
– Imporant to know: Matura, baccalaureat ( exam allowing antrance to higher education) is to be passed before one year graduating in dance studies. Can be obtained in the home country.

Modern and Contemporary: The training is not launched in 2020/2021 

 

-Duration: 3 years
-Grade: bachelor student
-Includes: daily 3 to 5 dance classes, rehearsals and perfomances ( Saturdays included)
-Age: 16-20
-Audition:  usually in May
-Former studies required: knowledge of any of the modern and, or contemporary techniques or methods (such as Graham, Limón, Cunningham, Horton, any kind of jazz, improvisation and, or contact dance) and some ballet B2 ( upper intermediate) level English
-Awarding: BA degree dance artist specialized in modern dance
– Fee: 750.000 HUF/semester ( approcimately 2500 EUR)
– Most imporant features: Dance studies and theory  ( history of music, history of arts, history of dance, motion biology, dance analysis etc. ) are also part of the curriculum. Training available in English language.
– Imporant to know: Matura, baccalaureat ( exam allowing antrance to higher education) is to be passed befora graduating in dance studies. Can be obtained in the home country.

Dancer and Coach (BA) major: classical ballet / modern / contemporary : The training is not launched in 2020/2021

Classical ballet:

-Duration: 2 years ( encompassing all subjects of a part-time three years’ bachelor program)
-Grade: bachelor student
-Includes: daily classes:dance and theory
-Age: 18-45
-Audition:usually in June (written admission request might also be considere)
-Former studies required: full professional classical ballet training, matura, baccalaureat (exam certifying thatt applicant may pursue higher education studies), B2 (upper intermediate) level English
-Awarding: BA degree as dancer and coach, covering also the entire Vaganova methodology of classical ballet training
-Fee: 2000EUR/semesster
-Most important features: Severalo theoretical subjects (including psychology and pedagogy, motion biology, dance history and theory etc.) are also part of the curriculum. Training available in English language.
-Important to know: Matura, baccalaureat  (exam allowing entrance to higher education ) is compulsory to be admitted.

Modern and contemporary

-Duration: 3 years
-Grade: bachelor student
Includes: daily classes, dance and theory
-Age: 18-30
-Auditon: usually in May/June
-Former studies rquired: knowledge of modern and, or contemporary techniques or methods as well as basics of classical ballet, matura, baccalaureat (exxam certifying that applicant may pursue higher education studies) B2 ( upper intermediate) level English
-Awardind: BA degree as dancer and coach
-Fee: 1350 EUR/semester
-Most important features: Several theoretical subjects ( including psychology and pedagogy, motion biology, dance history and theory etc. ) are also part of the curriculum. Training available in English language.
-Important to know: Matura, baccalaureat (exam allowing entrance to higher education) is compulsory to be admitted.

Non – Degree Programs 

  • Preparatory course major: classical ballet / modern / contemporary

Classical ballet:

– Duration: 6 years ( may be less, but only full schoolyears)
– Grade: 1-6 ( vaganova method), placement depending on knowledge
– Includes: daily 3 to 5 dance classes, rehearsals and perfomances ( Saturdays incuded) classical ballet and modern technics for all
– Audition: usually in January in June, during the summer course and at private auditions ( modern/contemporary not available every year)
– Former studies required: depending on grade aimed for
– Awarding: certificate of classes completed
– Fee: 2500EUR/semester
– Most important features: Prepares for BA stuies: End-term examination in Grade 6 (ballet) or Grade 2 (modern) is entrance examination to BA studies.
– Important to know: General academic education is provided only in Hungarian. Pupils and their families need to take care of the general education (e.g. home-schooling, distance learning)

 

Modern and contemporary:

– Duration: 2 years ( may be less, but only full schoolyears)
– Grade: 1-2, placement depending on knowledge
– Includes: daily 3 to 5 dance classes, rehearsals and perfomances ( Saturdays incuded) classical ballet and modern technics for all
– Audition: usually in January in June, during the summer course and at private auditions ( modern/contemporary not available every year)
– Former studies required: basic knowledge of any of the modern and / or contemporary some ballet
– Awarding: certificate of classes completed
– Fee: 2500EUR/semester
– Most important features: Prepares for BA stuies: End-term examination in Grade 6 (ballet) or Grade 2 (modern) is entrance examination to BA studies.
– Important to know: General academic education is provided only in Hungarian. Pupils and their families need to take care of the general education (e.g. home-schooling, distance learning)

 

  • Part-Time Training major: classical ballet / modern / contemporary

Classical ballet:

-Duration: 1 or 2 years (may be prolonged)
-Grade: 1-9 (Vaganova method), placement depending on knowledge
-Includes:daily 3 to 5 dance classes, rehearsals and performances (Saturdays included)
-Age: 11-19
-Audition: in March/April, in May, during the summer course and at private auditions
-Former studies required: classical ballet
– Awarding: certificate of classes completed
-Fee: 2500 EUr/semester
-Most important features: At the audition  it is decided which grade is the most suitable for the applicant. Only dance classes without theory classes.
– Important to know: General academic education is provided only in Hungarian. Pupils and their families need to take care of the general education (e.g. home-schooling, distance learning)

Modern and contemporary:

-Duration: 1 or 2 years ( may be prolonged)
– Grade: 1-2, placement depending on knowledge
-Includes:daily 3 to 5 dance classes, rehearsals and performances (Saturdays included)
-Age: 14-19
-Audition: in March/April, in May, during the summer course and at private auditions
-Former studies required: classical ballet
– Awarding: certificate of classes completed
-Fee: 2500 EUr/semester
-Most important features: At the audition  it is decided which grade is the most suitable for the applicant. Only dance classes without theory classes.
– Important to know: General academic education is provided only in Hungarian. Pupils and their families need to take care of the general education (e.g. home-schooling, distance learning)

  • Tailor – Made Course

    – Duration: 1 week ( may be prolonged up to 4 weeks)
    – Grade: depending on group’s knowledge
    – Includes: daily 3 to 5 dance classes
    – Age: from 10 to 22 ( special requests might be accommodated)
    – Audition:non
    – Former studies required: send information on applicant’s previous dance studies
    – Awarding: certificate of classes completed
    – Fee: appr. 200EUR/person, groups must consist of min. 10 pers.
    – Most important features: Offered for visiting groups. Classical ballet, pointe and repertoire, modern/contemporary, Hungarian folk dance classes. Groups arriving with own reperoire might perfom at the Academy’s stage. Exact hours, schedules depend on studio and teacher’s availability.
    – Important to know: Preffered periods: January to June

 

  • International Summer Course major: classical ballet

-Duration: 1 or 2 weeks
-Grade: groups formed upon previous dance studies
-Includes: daily 2 to 8 hours of dance ( Saturdasy insluded)
-Age: from 10 to 24 ( special requests might be accommodated )
– Audition: non
-Former studies required: usually classical ballet, but for the contemporary dance course this is not a requirement
-Awarding: certificate of classes completed
-Fee: approx. 400-600 EUR ( depending on courses selected ) plus accommodation and meals
-For Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship see:
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– Most important features: Classical ballet compulsory classes and optional classes in other dance techniques on different levels are available. Stretch and strength classes. Schedule is compiled by the applicant. Accommodation and meals are available within campus, in a student hostel / dormitory for extra charge.
-Important to know:  Board and lodging also available on campus, leisure-time activities left to the participants.

Application deadlines

See dates here.

Application procedure

1. Send the application documents to contact@mte.eu
Application form to the Hungarian Dance Academy
– certificate of education, professional qualifications,
– CV with detailed ballet / dance studies,
– photo taken in leotards / dance clothes.

2. The international coordinator will inform you about possible audition dates. For the academic year 2020/2021 see dates here.

3. Complete the payment of the application fee
Audition fee 40 EUR – this sum should be remitted to the Academy’s bank account number, preceeding the audition with the remark “audition fee”

Bank name: Magyar Államkincstár (SW-Code: MANEHUHB, HUSTHUHB)
IBAN: HU 88 1003 2000 0149 3263 0000 0000
Bank account holder: Magyar Táncművészeti Egyetem (Hungarian Dance Academy)
Address: Columbus utca 87-89, H-1145 Budapest, Hungary

Note: bank charges must be covered by the sender!
The receipt proving your payment must be shown to the international coordinator when auditioning in person. If auditioning by video, please send a scanned copy of the transfer receipt by e-mail.

Option: You can also sign in for practice classes one or two days before the audition. It costs 15 EUR/class (90 minutes). Please transfer this fee along with the audition fee.

4. Complete the entrance audition