Students wishing to major or minor in Dance at Grand Valley State University should complete an online application for the Dance Program, where you will choose your audition date.
Students are encouraged to audition early, as spaces and scholarships are limited.
Audition Dates 2017-2018
October 6, 2017
November 10, 2017
January 19, 2018
February 16, 2018
March 16, 2018
Please note that once you begin the application, you will not be able to save and return to it later.
Audition Day Schedule
Auditions are required for all students wanting to pursue a major in Dance (Bachelor of Arts), a minor in Dance, or for those who want to participate in a dance class. The schedules for the audition days are as follows:
9:00 - 10:25AM - Ballet Technique
Women - Black leotard, pink tights, and soft ballet shoes.
Men - Black tights, white fitted dance shirt, and ballet shoes
10:30 - 11:50 AM - Observe rehearsal
12:00 - 1:00 PM - LUNCH BREAK
1:00 - 2:25PM - Modern Technique
Women - Dark, solid-colored unitard or leotard and fitted dance pants/tights and bare feet.
Men - Dark, solid-colored unitard or fitted shirt and fitted dance pants/tights and bare feet.
2:30 - 3:30 PM - 1-2 minute solo
Please prepare a 1-2 minute solo of any style to be performed for faculty. (No costumes or headshots are necessary)
3:30 - 4:00 PM - Informational meeting with faculty
If you have any questions please call the MTD office at 616-331-3484.