This rigorous three-year B.F.A. in dance program focuses on dance creation and performance for commercial industries such as TV, film, music videos, Broadway, theme parks, cruise lines, circus arts, and more, providing career development opportunities for students to make professional connections and build strong networks.


  • B.F.A.
    Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance: Commercial Dance
    Three-Year Program

Featured Story

Final Exams or NBA Finals? For These Boston Conservatory Students, It’s Both

Two commercial dance students joined the Boston Celtics dancers for a memorable NBA season.

One-of-a-Kind Partnership

Radio City Rockettes and Boston Conservatory Partner on First-Ever, College-Level Rockettes Precision Dance Technique Course

Students at Boston Conservatory at Berklee and Berklee College of Music will have the unique opportunity to receive precision training from the Radio City Rockettes as part of the curriculum.

Student Spotlight

Boston Conservatory Dance Students Perform in New Music Video by Pop Artist Piao

The video for “Neopet” features choreography by commercial dance major Sofia Pargas.

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Chelsey Arce

Chelsey Arce has leveraged her Boston Conservatory training to lead a dynamic career in commercial dance. In addition to collaborating with artists such as Katy Perry, Beyoncé, Nicola Roberts, and DJ Fresh, Arce works regularly with Cirque du Soleil—currently serving as assistant director and choreographer for their show Paramour—and performs and choreographs professionally for theater (Memphis, Evita), film (Ted 2, Gone with the Bullets), and TV (Germany’s Next Topmodel, Saturday Night Live).

Prepare For Any Career


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TV, Film, and Web

Movies, TV shows, theater, commercials, ads, web series, and more



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Entertainment Industries

Theme parks, amusement parks, cruise lines, circus arts, stadium and arena concerts, tours, and more

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Artist Collaborations

Creative projects with various artists, such as music videos, tours, and stadium concerts


Faculty Spotlight

Empowering Students to Launch Dynamic Careers

Associate Professor of Dance Anthony Burrell shares how he brings his vast real-world expertise into the classroom.

WATCH: Boston Conservatory dancers perform in concert with the Berklee Bruno Mars and Beyoncé Ensemble

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Michael Morris Jr.

Immediately after earning his degree from Boston Conservatory, Michael Morris Jr. was contracted by Celebrity Cruise Line to tour throughout Europe, Asia, the Caribbean, and the Middle East. He went on to perform in New York City’s Broadway Bares: Take Off, in American Ballet Theatre’s Metropolitan Opera House spring season, and alongside YouTube star Todrick Hall.