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Dance Auditions

Due to current campus visit restrictions the auditions are being submitted by video. The deadline for video submissions is March 26, 2021.

Submit your scholarship dance audition by video.

Please still complete the audition registration form! Specific information regarding what to include in your submission will be displayed when you access the registration form.

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If you are interested in pursuing a Dance Studies or Dance Performance & Choreography major/minor an audition is required.

Audition Criteria

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.

Audition Requirements

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 May 15, 2020. Video auditions should be emailed via Dropbox link to All documents and video audition can also be mailed to the following address:

BFA Auditions
Department of Theatre Arts and Dance
111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive
Lakeland, FL 33801

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Liz Green

Assistant Director of Admissions and Campus Visit Programs

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