Audition Information

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

Senior Dance Pointe photo

October 6, 2017

November 10, 2017

January 19, 2018

February 16, 2018

March 16, 2018


Application for Dance Program and Scholarship

Please note that once you begin the application, you will not be able to save and return to it later.  


Senior Dance Photo

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.

Page last modified June 29, 2017