In conjunction with Charlotte’s professional dance company, Charlotte Ballet, UNC Charlotte offers a Professional Training Certificate in Dance for degree seeking students specializing in ballet performance. The unique partnership provides the student professional dance training while earning a college degree.
Open by audition, the two-year, 16 credit hour, Professional Training Certificate provides classes with expert teachers at the Charlotte Ballet Academy. Training in a professional dance environment puts students in contact with internationally acclaimed teachers such as Patricia McBride and gives them the opportunity to get an exclusive glimpse into the professional world of dance.
The Certificate is awarded upon completion of the baccalaureate degree. Pre-college credit is also available to high school students through this program.
Ayisha McMillan Cravotta, Director
Charlotte Ballet Academy
Delia Neil, Director
UNC Charlotte Department of Dance
The Professional Training Certificate is offered in partnership with Charlotte Ballet, a world-class repertory dance ensemble. Charlotte Ballet has received critical recognition for excellence in programming, education and outreach, and dance training.