The Hollins University M.F.A. program strongly encourages applications from the international dance community. The program offers the opportunity to engage with an international community in collaboration with the Forsythe Company and students at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Frankfurt. This graduate program provides students with a wide range of experiences, opportunities, mentorships, and exposure to other practitioners in the international dance field. M.F.A. students and faculty establish a unique community of committed artists/scholars who range in age and experience and are working to sustain their careers and deepen their relationship to dance. For international students who would prefer to take more time with the course work, the Year Residency Track, lasting two years, or the Three-Summer Track are recommended options.
In addition to the items required for all applicants to the program, the following are required of international applicants: