Once your application has been submitted, applicants will receive an email from email@example.com with information on submitting video auditions.
Applicants are required to audition for admission into the Department of Dance & Choreography. The auditionee will submit a short video based on movement prompts and exercises in improvisation, ballet, modern, and West African, via SlideRoom. Applicants will select a virtual interview date at that time as well.
Audition: January 28, 2022
Audition: February 11, 2022
Audition: February 25, 2022
Interview: February 4, 2022
Interview: February 18, 2022
If you do not receive a confirmation email, please call the Department of Dance & Choreography at 804-828-1711.
About the Audition
VCUarts Dance welcomes students with varying levels of dance experience to audition for our program. The following attire is appropriate: leotards, tights, unitards, bike shorts with leotard or fitted top, leggings, and appropriate supportive undergarments. No socks. No dangling jewelry. Hair secured away from the face. Please wear either ballet or jazz shoes for the ballet section. The modern, West African and improvisation are barefoot.
Final decision letters will be mailed to all students after their application materials and audition/interview are reviewed.
Talent and potential as an artist in the field of dance.
Prior training and the ability to demonstrate knowledge of modern dance and/or classical ballet techniques.
Ability to demonstrate musicality and dynamic range.
A healthy, physically conditioned body that is injury-free.
Openness to new ideas and the ability to engage in creative problem-solving.