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Study Dance in Paris with IES Abroad

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Take your Dance studies to the next level with a semester in Paris.

Through our French Studies Program in Paris, University of Rochester students can enroll in Dance courses at the Paris Marais Dance School, a private institution offering student-centered classes to beginning and experienced dancers alike.

Imagine performing diverse dance styles one day, and attending a live performance at a French theater the next. Talk about raising the bar!

About Our French Studies Semester Program

  • Dance Credits - Dance majors can enroll in 12 credits of Dance, and non-majors can opt for the 3-credit Dance option
  • Housing- Homestay or Apartment
  • Language of Instruction - French
  • Language Preprequisites - 4 semesters of college-level French

Learn more about the program, including details about Academics and Field trips.

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About the Parais Marais Dance School 

The Paris Marais Dance School, part of the Marais Centre Dance, is located in a former hôtel particulier that dates from the 1600s in the stylish 4th arrondissement, and boasts three recently renovated dance studios.

Full-year and semester students can take classes at the Paris Marais Dance school, which are held once a week in the following styles:

  • Classical ballet
    • Classical ballet technique
    • Partner work classical and neo-classical
    • Point work
    • Strengthening
  • Contemporary dance
    • Martha Graham Technique
    • Techniques flow, release, contact
    • Improvisation
    • Floor bar

 

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QUESTIONS?

Wendy Viggiano
Rochester's IES Abroad Representative
[email protected]
800.995.2300