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 2018-19
October 5, 2018
November 9, 2018
January 25, 2019
February 15, 2019
March 15, 2019
Please note that once you begin the application, you will not be able to save and return to it later.
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 in the Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance.
Audition Day Schedule
8:30 - 9:00 am - Registration
9:00 - 10:25 am Ballet Technique
10:30 - 11:55 am Modern Technique
12:00 - 12:45 pm 1-2 minute solo (please bring music on an electronic device that can be plugged into an aux. cord, such as a phone, or a CD; no costumes or headshots, please)
12:45 - 1:45 pm LUNCH BREAK
1:45 - 2:30 pm Observe rehearsal
2:30 - 3:15 pm Informational meeting with faculty for students and parents
Women - Black leotard, pink or flesh-colored tights, and soft ballet shoes.
Men - Black tights, white fitted dance shirt, and ballet shoes.
Women - Dark, solid-colored leotard with tights and bare feet.
Men – Black tights, white fitted dance shirt, and bare feet.
If you have any questions please call the MTD office at 616-331-3484.