Dance Audition Requirements
Registration for Admissions Events is now open! Sign up for Academic Nights and Department Open Houses.
The online application for the 2020-2021 school year is now open. Contact the Admissions Office for more information.
Prepare for your Academy audition.
Tuition and Tuition Assistance Information. Check to see what you may qualify for.
The Dance Department audition involves an hour-long group class that focuses on both ballet and jazz. This is followed by a solo audition in the style of the applicant’s choice and an interview with the Dance Department faculty.
Group Class: Be prepared to take a large group class focused on barre work, ballet, and jazz.
Solo Audition: Prepare a one-to-two minute solo routine in ballet, jazz, modern, or a dance form that is representative of your talent. Bring your own music accompaniment on your phone, iPod, or CD. Please have music cued prior to your audition.
Department Interview: Be prepared to have an interview with Dance Department faculty following your solo. Questions that may be asked include: Who choreographed your solo? Why did you select this dance style? Be ready to discuss your past dance experience.
Dress in suitable, clean dance attire.
Ladies: black leotards, black or pink tights, ballet slippers
Gentlemen: white t-shirt, black tights, ballet slippers
No sweatshirts/sweatpants and no baggy pants