Auditions

KSU Dance Major Audition Application 

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We invite you to audition with us! We hold both in-person auditions and accept video audition submissions on a rolling basis. Our in-person auditions are directly followed by an info session and Q&A with our faculty and staff.

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Audition Dates:

October 8, 2021, 2 PM
December 3, 2021, 2 PM
February 25, 2022, 2 PM
April 22, 2022, 2PM

Audition applications will open August 1, 2021.

We partner with Acceptd to host our applications. Please visit our landing page to learn more, create an account, and begin an application.

Dance Major Audition Application

Important: If you are not currently a student at Kennesaw State University, you must begin your application for university admission before you apply to the Department of Dance. It is not essential that you be fully admitted to the University at the time of the audition, however, you will need your KSU ID number and Net ID generated by the university admission application to complete the dance audition registration form below. If you have already submitted your KSU application, here are the instructions for locating your KSU ID and Net ID.

Dress Code for In-person and Video Auditions:
We recommend that women wear black leotards and tights, and that men wear all black dance attire. Please wear flat ballet shoes during the ballet portion of the audition. Please ensure hair is pulled back and neatly secured, and please refrain from wearing jewelry.

All students entering the program must demonstrate technical and artistic aptitude capable of successfully completing the program of study.

Please see below for details regarding in-person auditions and video submissions.

IN-PERSON AUDITION INFORMATION

Please register for an in-person audition using the Dance Major Audition Form.

The audition process will consist of a 45-minute ballet barre, followed by a modern combination.

All candidates, and parents, are invited to join the dance faculty and current KSU students for a Q&A session directly following the audition. 

Students will be notified about acceptance into the program within a week following the audition.   

Click Here for directions to the KSU Department of Dance.

VIDEO AUDITION INFORMATION

Please read all directions before you begin your virtual application to audition for the Department of Dance.

In order to ensure that we can accurately evaluate technical proficiency and personal potential, you will be asked to learn BOTH  a condensed class in ballet technique and contemporary combinations through video links:

Ballet Technique Combination

Contemporary Combination

You will then record your performance of both the ballet and contemporary material, upload it as a single file to YouTube or Vimeo in Acceptd, or upload the media directly in the Acceptd platform. After this, please provide the link to your performance in the Dance Major Audition Form

Students will be notified about acceptance into the program within 2-3 weeks after submitting a video audition.

Note: Please learn the material before you begin recording.

Note to Transfer Students: Students who wish to transfer to the Department of Dance at KSU from another institution or from another department follow the same audition procedures as new students. 

An audition is not required for students wishing to pursue a dance minor.

More information about our degree in Dance and dance minor can be found here.

 

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