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:

September 9, 2022, 2 PM
November 4, 2022, 2 PM
February 24, 2023, 2 PM
April 29, 2023, 2PM

Audition applications will open August 1, 2022.

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: Please begin your application for university admission before you apply to the Department of Dance. You will need your KSU ID number and Net ID to complete the dance major audition application. If you have already submitted your KSU application, here are the instructions for locating your KSU ID and Net ID.

  • Women: Black leotards and tights
    Men: 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. Students will be notified about acceptance into the program within a week following the audition.

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

  • Please register for an in-person audition through Acceptd. Detailed information will be provided a week before the audition.

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

    All students and parents/guardians 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.

  • Please read all directions before you begin your video application to audition for the Department of Dance through Acceptd.

    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 and upload it as a single file to Youtube or Vimeo to include in your Acceptd application. You also have the option to upload the media directly in the Acceptd platform.

    Students will receive their auditions results 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.

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

For questions, contact the Department of Dance at 470-578-7673 or