Dance Major Auditions

*DANCE MAJOR AUDITIONS WILL BE HELD FRIDAY, November 10, 2017 AND FRIDAY, February 2, 2018, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. in Studio 272 of the Dance Building. The Audition Application Form and Statement of Intent must be returned to UGA Department of Dance by November 3, 2017 and January 26, 2018, one week prior to the audition you are attending. No applications will be accepted after this date.

The following items are to be submitted along with your audition application form:

  1. A full length picture of the applicant in dance clothes. This is for the purpose of audition identification only. (Do not use a performance picture in costume and make-up.)
  2. A 200-250 word double-spaced typewritten statement of purpose. This statement should include the applicant's reason for wanting to earn a degree in dance, current range of career goals, and general comments upon the value of dance training to the individual.

PLEASE SEND COMPLETED AUDITION APPLICATION FORM, STATEMENT AND PHOTO TO:

Auditions Application Coordinator
Department of Dance
Dance Building
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602-3653

Audition Information

Technique Class and Solo Performance:

Auditions will include participation in a full technique class and a solo performance. The technique class will include a ballet barre, contemporary center, and jazz combination. The solo may or may not be choreographed by the auditioning dancer and should be from one to two minutes in length. Please bring any music you may be using for your piece on a CD or ipod.

Proper Dancewear for Audition:

Women - Leotard, tights or unitard. Bring jazz and ballet shoes. Please do not wear aerobic clothes.

Men - Tights and white tee-shirt. Bring jazz and ballet shoes.


For an overnight stay, it is suggested that you call the Georgia Center for Continuing Education hotel reservations at 1-800-884-1381, Holiday Inn (706) 549-4433/1-800-HOLIDAY, Holiday Inn Express (706) 546-8122 or Courtyard Marriot (706) 369-7000 for a convenient location.

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