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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.

Dance Major Audition Application

The Dance application will be available beginning Wednesday, August 26th. Please read all directions before you begin your application to audition for the Department of Dance.

Due to the social distancing guidelines of Covid-19, we are only accepting VIDEO audition submissions for Spring 2021 and Fall 2021 admission. Please complete the Dance Major Audition application and include the link to your video audition in the application for faculty to review. 

VIRTUAL AUDITION INFORMATION
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:



Contemporary combinations:

 

You will then record your performance of both the ballet and contemporary material and upload it as a single file to YouTube or Vimeo. You will then provide the link to your performance in the Dance Major Audition Application

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.  

All students entering the program must demonstrate technical and artistic aptitude capable of successfully completing the program of study. Students will be notified about acceptance into the program within a week following the audition.   

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

Spring 2021 Video Submission Deadlines and Virtual Q&A Dates
Friday, October 16, 2020, 3:30PM (1st round submissions due and virtual Q&A)
Friday, December 4, 2020, 3:30PM (2nd round submissions due and Virtual Q&A)  


Fall 2021 Video Submission Deadlines and Virtual Q&A Dates
Friday, January 29, 2021, 3:30PM (1st round Submissions Due and virtual Q&A)
Friday, March 19, 2021, 3:30PM (2nd round submissions due Virtual Q&A)  

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. 

 

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