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Dance Auditions

Submit Your Dance Audition

Students auditioning for the BFA Dance Performance and Choreography and BA Dance Studies programs will be evaluated for acceptance into the program, as well as scholarship consideration.

Auditions are required for entry into the Dance Minor, however scholarships are not available.

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Audition Criteria

This live audition is for students who have already applied to Florida Southern College and who intend to major/minor in Dance Studies or Dance Performance & Choreography. All students intending to major or minor in Dance must meet the Florida Southern College academic requirements for admission and must complete the Audition Registration Form.

Audition Requirements

All perspective dance majors and minors are required to attend one of Florida Southern College’s scheduled audition days. The audition will be conducted by two or three of our current Dance Program faculty. Only under special circumstances may students submit a video recorded audition. Please email for more information.

  • The audition will consist of a short ballet barre, ballet center combination, contemporary modern technique phrase work and an improvisation exercise to demonstrate creative and analytical skills.
  • Following the audition students applying for the BFA and BA programs will perform a 90 second solo to demonstrate performance ability and have a short individual interview with evaluating faculty.

Attire for this audition should be neat, clean, and allow for clear observation. Appropriate attire for the audition includes correct dance wear (leotard/tights) and footwear (ballet slippers and bare feet). Students may be asked to do pointe work at the discretion of the instructor. Hair should be secured off the face and no large jewelry.

In addition, a letter of recommendation from a current or past dance instructor and a self-photo (headshot, dance photo, or enlarged snapshot) must be uploaded in the registration form. If your recommender prefers to submit the letter directly, it can be sent to

Questions? Contact

Erin LaSala Phillips Erin LaSala Phillips, MFA

Associate Professor of Dance

Program Coordinator