Join us for an upcoming dance audition event.
Auditions give us a chance to see you firsthand, but they also give you a chance to check us out, too. Talk with our faculty. See how it feels to be a dance student at Florida Southern College.
If you are interested in pursuing a Dance Studies or Dance Performance & Choreography major/minor an audition is required.
This audition is for students who have already been accepted academically into Florida Southern College and who intend to major/minor in Dance Studies or Dance Performance & Choreography.
The audition process will consist of ballet and modern dance technique, as well as improvisational movement. Students auditioning for one of the dance majors should also prepare a short solo of 90 seconds or less. The solo may be student choreography or a part of work choreographed by someone else.
Students must bring a letter of recommendation from a current or past dance instructor and a self-photo (headshot, dance photo, or enlarged snapshot) for identification purposes.
Appropriate attire for the audition includes correct dancewear (leotard/tights) and footwear (ballet slippers and bare feet). Students may be asked to do pointe work at the discretion of the instructor.
If you have any questions about the audition process, please email Jessica Parker or call at 863.680.4226.
All video auditions must be submitted by March 23, 2019. Video auditions should be emailed via Dropbox link to firstname.lastname@example.org. All documents and video audition can also be mailed to the following address:
Department of Theatre Arts and Dance
111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive
Lakeland, FL 33801