Commercial Dance at Boston Conservatory

Boston Conservatory at Berklee’s new commercial dance B.F.A. is the first—and only—program of its kind offered at the conservatory level. With the same rigor and prestige as our top-ranking four-year degree in contemporary dance, the B.F.A. in commercial dance can be completed in just three years—saving you a year’s worth of tuition and giving you a head start on your career.

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Earn your B.F.A. in three years instead of four.

This is major—Boston Conservatory designed its commercial dance B.F.A. program with the same rigor and depth as its top-ranking contemporary dance program, but can be completed in just three years, thanks to its flexible curriculum. Finishing in three years means saving a year’s worth of tuition, giving you a financial edge as you start your career.

Master a broad range of styles.

Stylistic versatility is key in the world of commercial dance, and this program offers a diverse array of performance opportunities, including performances on the Conservatory’s mainstage, tribute shows with Berklee College of Music ensembles (past examples include Beyoncé Band, Ariana Grande Ensemble, and more), large-scale arena performances, and collaborations on music videos and other projects.

Drive your career.

Launching a dynamic commercial dance career is all about building your personal brand and a strong professional network. That’s why our program is heavily focused on career preparation—providing you with workshops and professional networking opportunities as well as guidance in self-promotion to help you define your brand and your future.

Apply to Boston Conservatory at Berklee in three steps:

Submit an application by the deadline.
Provide supporting materials for your program.
Perform an audition and/or interview.