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Dance Major Auditions

DANCE MAJOR AUDITIONS WILL BE HELD FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2021 AND FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2022. The Audition Application Form, Statement of Intent, and Photo must be returned to the UGA Department of Dance by November 5, 2021 or January 28, 2022, one week prior to the audition you are attending. No applications will be accepted after this date. While attending one of these in-person auditions is highly encouraged, a virtual audition will be planned for Friday, February 18, 2022. Additional information will be posted soon.

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

1.  A full length picture of the applicant in dance attire in a position of your choice. Please do
      not use a performance picture in costume and make-up.

2.  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

Or e-mail to ugadance@uga.edu  (please include all materials in one e-mail and send photo as a JPEG)

NOTE:  Applications sent by mail must be received by the dates indicated above. If you expect a delay in your application delivery, please notify us.

Audition Information

Technique 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 solo in one of the following formats:

(A) Smart Phone: you will be plugging into a standard audio cable so bring the appropriate adapter that works for your phone. 

(B) You may directly access Spotify or other online music services via our studio desktop computer. 

(C) On a CD or USB flash drive.

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).

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