Four-year university education, postgraduate studies through our master's degree program and access to doctoral programs.
More than 300,000 visits to the Documentary and Patrimonial Research Fund of the Alicia Alonso University Dance Institute.
At the forefront of research and development in artistic education, driven by new technological challenges.
The choice of our academic studies guarantees a quality four-year training, with a constant stage practice and the training to opt for multiple professional opportunities offered by the studies of Degree in Visual Arts and Dance and Higher Degree in Dance.
We are a pioneer center in Spain in the implementation of highly specialized academic programs focused on research in dance and the performing arts. The Instituto Superior de Danza Alicia Alonso (ISDAA/IUDAA), located in the Fuenlabrada Campus of the URJC, is a center of educational excellence of specific denomination of the Public Foundation "Alicia Alonso", attached to the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos.
The choice of our academic studies guarantees a quality four-year training, with a constant stage practice and the training to opt for multiple professional opportunities offered by the studies of Degree in Visual Arts and Dance and Degree in Higher Artistic Education in Dance, in the field of teaching, performance in public and private professional companies, in the creation of cultural managers and promoters, at the forefront of research and development of artistic education, driven by new technological challenges.
Investigartes is a scientific journal edited by the Instituto Universitario de la Danza "Alicia Alonso" of the Fundación de la Danza "Alicia Alonso" and the International Dance Council of the International Theatre Institute ITI UNESCO with ISSN-e: 1989-9017, published annually. It publishes articles and research papers on the performing and visual arts and their relationship with the social, historical, political and cultural context from different scientific fields, especially artistic creation and education. In addition to scientific articles, bibliographical reviews are also included. All original articles are submitted to anonymous review ("double blind" system).
We know that the Dance is invisible, but sometimes, it allows itself to be danced.
Aware that any quality training in the present is a guarantee for the future, the Instituto Superior de Danza Alicia Alonso is composed of an expert team of professional teachers, researchers, specialists of reference in the different mentions and training specialties.
If you want to have a future as a Performing Arts professional, our center is the place where you will never stop growing and learning.
Do you want to have a future as a professional in the performing arts? Congratulations, you have just arrived at the place where you will never stop growing and learning. Our studies guarantee a professional horizon that ranges from cultural management, to teaching, theater, film and the audiovisual industry.
To access, you must pass the Evaluation for University Access EvAU (University Degree), and the specific access test that are performed according to the official calendar, at the Fuenlabrada Campus of the URJC. The test is face-to-face, of a practical nature, and is necessary to opt for the mention of Degree or Higher Degree.
Throughout the course, our students carry out numerous activities in national and international events, theatrical performances, galas, exhibitions, presentations, institutional acts, all linked to the teaching activity that combines technical, theoretical and technological training with the most demanding artistic practice.
Throughout almost three decades of existence it has gained great prestige at national, European and international level. It was the first center of higher dance studies authorized in Spain. Among its most important merits is the fact that it introduced the first official undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral studies in Performing Arts in Spanish universities. It occupies within the centers of higher artistic education a privileged position in terms of international student mobility, through the Erasmus, Erasmus Munde programs, financed through the Universia program of Banco Santander, Erasmus International and the worldwide network of the UNESCO Chair of Universities and Centers of Higher Artistic Education of which it is part, as well as the Network of Latin American Universities of Art (RUA).
In the last five years he has co-directed three international artistic projects funded by the European Commission under the Creative Culture program. The Institute is a member of the Executive Board of the International Theatre Institute, UNESCO's World Organization for the Performing Arts.
He holds the Presidency of the International Dance Committee/UNESCO and is a member of the Executive Council of the UNESCO Chair UNITWIN Universities and Centers of Higher Artistic Education. He chairs the Spanish Delegation of the World Organization for the Performing Arts/UNESCO.