Audition Information

Ballet Dancer in pink

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.

October 2, 2015

November 13, 2015

January 22, 2016

February 19, 2016

March 18, 2016

Students are encouraged to audition early, as spaces and scholarships are limited.

Audition Process

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 -10:25 AM - Ballet Technique

ATTIRE: 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 - 2:25 PM - Modern/Jazz technique

ATTIRE: 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 and no headshots are necessary)

3:30 - 4:00 PM - Informational meeting with faculty

If you have any questions please call the Music & Dance office at 331-3484.

Page last modified August 18, 2015