Dance Auditions

Fall 2016 & Spring 2017

This form provides Dance Faculty with student information for potential dance program participants and gages student interest in the following areas: dance placement for majors, dance company participation, and dance scholarship opportunities.

*You must be admitted into DSU before you can be considered as an applicant into the dance department.

Dance Placement for Majors:

For those interested only in placement as a dance major, you will need to apply for admissions to Dixie State University and submit both the online and print Dance Audition forms.

Dance Company Participation:

Dance Majors

For those interested in Dance Company and Dance Placement for Majors, you will need to apply for admissions to Dixie State University and submit both the online and print Dance Audition forms.

Non-Dance Majors

For those interested in Dance Company, but not interested in pursuing a dance major, a separate audition for Dance Company will be held on Wednesday August 24, 2016, at 4:00 pm in Graff Performing Arts Center Dance Studio 101. You only need to submit the online and print Dance Audition forms.

Dance Scholarship:

For those interested in dance scholarships, you will need to apply for admissions to Dixie State University, submit both the online and print Dance Audition forms, and submit a talent scholarship application by March 1st.

Dance Scholarship Requirements

  • Enrolled as full-time student (12 credits or more).
  • 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher.
  • Register for a minimum of two dance technique courses.
  • The student’s level of involvement with Dance Program activities and events.
  • A demonstrated passion and commitment for dance as an art form.
  • A demonstrated maturity and professionalism.

Directions for Applying

The deadline for the February 27th audition is February 13th, and the deadline for the March 19th audition is March 1st.

  1. Read all information carefully and complete both forms fully. (online & print)
  2. If you want to be considered for a scholarship, submit the online talent scholarship application by March 1st.
  3. Please submit and/or prepare the following for audition:
    • Your Dance Resume
    • An essay that addresses the following questions:
      • What do you hope to gain from the dance program during your study at Dixie State University?
      • What unique skills and contributions do/will you bring to the Dixie Dance Program?
      • What are your future goals and ambitions?
      • Why do you think you are deserving of a dance scholarship?
    • A 1.5-2 minutes solo dance in modern, ballet, jazz, tap, world, or ballroom. In addition to the
      ballet and modern placement classes, you will perform your solo and be interviewed.
    • If you are NOT a current DSU dance department student, submit a letter of recommendation from a
      previous dance mentor.
    • Your high school or previous college transcript.

 
 

Audition Forms

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Tentative Audition Schedule:

1st 45 minutes: Ballet Placement Audition
2nd 45 minutes: Modern Placement Audition
3rd 90 minutes: Solo Audition & Interview

Award Notifications

For February 27th auditions award notifications will be sent out by March 15th or April 15th, and for the March 19th auditions, award notifications will be sent out by April 15th.

Questions?

If you have questions or need more information please contact one of the following:

Brian Grob

Dance and Theater Adviser
435-879-4346 | grob@dixie.edu.

Dr. Li Lei

Dance Department Director
435-652-7883 | lei@dixie.edu.