Dance, Music, and Theater

Learn Dance, Music, and Theater with Boston Conservatory

Home to dreamers, rebels, and innovators, Boston Conservatory at Berklee offers a new model for theater education that helps students carve their own career path in dance, music, and theater.

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A leader in performing arts education, the Boston Conservatory at Berklee, known for its innovative and progressive learning programs where students are challenged to realize their potential as artists, now offers online courses.

Courses

Courses are best for students who are looking to meet a specific need, or simply want to get started with Berklee Online. No application necessary.

OCDAN-103
Level 1 Level 1
Undergraduate Course
This course will take you through an analysis of dance trends and their absorption and cultivation in American culture, focusing on urban styles and their evolution in commercial and social settings. We will examine iconic dances as movement trends stemming from ordinary spaces in society, reflecting the socio-political ideology of the culture and show how they define the eras of their origins.
  • Credit: $1,497
  • Non-Credit: $1,497
OCTHR-103
Level 1 Level 1
Undergraduate Course
Script Analysis for Theater offers insight into the role of form and structure in theater. Examining genres, aesthetics, and movements across time and around the globe, students will finish the course better prepared to deliver their own work to the stage.
  • Credit: $1,497
  • Non-Credit: $1,497
OCMUS-105
Level 1 Level 1
Undergraduate Course
This course is designed to enhance your relationship with time by strengthening your sense of internal pulse, aurally analyzing rhythmic structures in music, and by examining the foundations of rhythmic notation.
  • Credit: $1,497
  • Non-Credit: $1,497

Certificates

Gain the professional credentials and marketable skills you need to succeed in your specific area of the music industry. Certificates range from foundational-skill building to graduate-level. No application necessary.

Advanced Professional
8 Courses · 24 Credits
This customizable program allows you to earn an Advanced Professional Certificate in General Music Studies by choosing eight courses from any interest area.
Professional
4 Courses · 12 Credits
This customizable program allows you to earn a Professional Certificate in General Music Studies by choosing four courses from any interest area.

Get Access to Free Handbooks

Gain access to real course content from Berklee Online's 12-week, instructor-led online courses. From foundational concepts to advanced techniques, these free handbooks cover a variety of topics, all designed to provide you with marketable skills in music.

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