Diploma in Òrìṣà Arts

At Ifá University, you can be a theatre artist who loves chemistry, a filmmaker who studies psychology, or a dancer who pursues politics. Our African Performance Arts diploma bring practicing experts and students together online, in workshop seminars, and on-location – allowing for in-depth analysis of craft and artistic direction. Music, dance, and theatre courses provide a balance of theory, performance, history, and specialized work.

The Syllabus

  1. African Drum Music
  2. Theatre History
  3. Liturgical Yorùbá
  4. Sacred Dance Techniques
  5. Musical Theatre
  6. African Dance Techniques
  7. Dramatic Literature
  8. Dance Performance and Choreography
  9. Orin Òrìṣà (Òrìṣà Songs)
  10. Òrìṣà Devotion Webinars
  11. Music Performance and Composition

Diploma in Òrìṣà Arts

  • Course Start Date: Every Quarter (October, January, March or June)
  • Total Cost of Course: $9000 (This includes the full cost of your 4 weeks Summer in Nigeria.)
  • 2 Weeks Immersion Summer in Nigeria (included in diploma fees)
  • 2 Residential Weeks in Virginia, VA (One per Year. Travel and accommodation NOT included in cost of program)
  • 3.0 hours of online teacher-directed training per week
  • Length of Course: Two Years
  • Professors, Trainers, and Teachers are experienced Masters in their Arts
  • eMaterials for Learning: All books and study materials are available in electronic format (at no additional cost) to registered learners.

Innovative Five-in-One Education Model

  1. Master Classes:Classes Taught by Practicing Experts
  2. Online Education:Live Instructor-led Online Classes
  3. Blended Learning:Online Classes plus Residential Weeks - One per Year in VA, USA
  4. Tech-Rich Learning:Rich Instructional Content via All Forms of Electronic Technology
  5. Immersion Learning: Four Weeks Immersion in Nigeria (Already Included in Tuition Fees)


34 payments of $264.70 / month
9 payments of $950 / 3 months. Save 5%.
3 payments of $2,700 / year. Save 10%.

Online Course Training Cancellation, Transfer & Refund Policy: Generally, online training course orders are not eligible for a refund, cancellation or transfer to another training course. We may approve a transfer request to take the course at a later date. Requests must be sent via email to [email protected]