Contemporary Dance and Ballet

Entrance exams for a start of studies in winter semester 2020/21

Application deadline Bachelor's programme: Fri., 09.04.2021

Application deadline Preparatory Course: Fri., 15.01.2021

Programme for the entrance exam

Bachelor's Programme

Thu., 22.04.2021 - Sat., 24.04.2021, starting at 09.00-18.00
Location: tbd
 

The entrance examination is divided in several sections. You will need to pass the preceding part before moving forward to the next. The entrance examination is here to check the suitability of the candidates with regards to physical, technical, creative, musical and rhythmical aptitudes.
It is recommended to enclose a current electrocardiogram (ECG) with the application documents.

Exam content:

1st round:
Examination of dance, artistic and physical aptitude
○ Classical Dance (60 min)
○ Contemporary Dance (60 min)

Interim report

2nd round:
Examination of artistic and creative aptitude
○ Improvisation (60 min)
○ Choreographic rehearsal (60 min)

Interim report

3rd round:
○ Suitability interview
The aptitude of the candidate for the artistic study programme will be checked in an individual interview with the examination board based on the candidate's motivational letter. (10 min)
○ Anatomical examination
Examination of the candidate's physical aptitude. (spinal flexibility, intact muscle and joint function, healthy cardiovascular system, leg axis)
○ Presentation of an own choreography (3-5 min)

Preparatory Course Dance

Mo 25.01.2021 14:30-ca.17:00 only for children of the 1st year 2021/22
Di 26.01.2021 14:30-ca. 17:00 only for children of the 2nd - 4th year 2021/22
Di 26.01.2021 17:30-18:30 2nd round for children of the 1st year 2021/22

Bräunerstraße 5, 3rd floor, 1010 Vienna

Please bring your dance tricot!

The entrance examination is divided in several sections. You will need to pass the preceding part before moving forward to the next. The entrance examination is here to check the suitability of the candidates with regards to physical, technical, creative, musical and rhythmical aptitudes.

Exam content:

1st round:
○ Physical and dance aptitude, coordination
○ Improvisation and creativity
○ Rhythmics and musical qualifications
○ Anatomical examination
Examination of the candidate's physical aptitude. (spinal flexibility, intact muscle and joint function, healthy cardiovascular system, leg axis)

Interim report

2nd round:
Candidates for the 1st year of the Preperatory Course Dance:
Two teaching units (60 minutes each) for the examination of physical, dance and artistic aptitude and the examination of an age-appropriate ability to concentrate, memorize as well as willingness to work and learn within a group.

Candidates aged 11 and up need previous knowledge, which is examined in both a classical and contemporary training (starting at age 13) for particular age groups.

Candidates aged 10 do not need special previous knowledge. A preparatory ballet class at the Music School Vienna is recommended.

Information required for all applicants

Schedule might be possibly altered even in the short term! Regarding that please look up this section of the website regularly. Thank you.

Applications for studying at the Music and Arts University of the City of Vienna can be submitted online at anytime; they will be reserved for the next admission period. Applications submitted after the application deadline can no longer be considered for the subsequent audition date.


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