Beijing Dance Academy is a full -time institution of higher learning with commitment to cultivating excellent professional dancers, choreographers and dance researchers. Founded in 1954, its predecessor Beijing Dance School was the first professional dance school ever established since the founding of People’s Republic of China. The Academy provides BA and MA degrees and has become the only institution of higher learning for professional dance education in China, as well as the largest prestigious dance academy with comprehensive concentrations in the world.
The Academy, known as "the cradle of dancers", is located just north of Zizhu (Purple Bamboo) Park in the Haidian District of Beijing. Currently, it has about 60... Learn More >>