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BFA Auditions

 

The dates for audition are:

Friday, December 4, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m.

Friday, February 12 , 2016 at 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Friday, April 29 , 2016 at 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: SHSU Campus, Gaertner Performing Arts Center, Huntsville, Texas.

Students who wish to be accepted into the Department of Dance must also apply for admittance through the admissions office.

Those who are wishing to become a dance major at Sam Houston State University must also be accepted through the University.

Students are required to audition for admission/scholarship into the Department of Dance.

For the audition students will learn a series of dance phrases ranging from ballet to modern to contemporary/jazz. Students will also be asked to improvise. There will be a brief warm -up but students should arrive early and begin to warm up on their own as well. Please allow three to four hours for the full audition. Dancers should wear solid colored leotard, tights and ballet slippers. No prints on body wear and no baggy outer wear (i.e. no sweat pants or tops) should be worn for the audition. The modern dance phrase will be danced barefoot.

Those auditioning on December 4 or April 29 will be invited to attend SHSU's Dance Spectrum concert that evening which features faculty and guest artist works on dance majors. A complimentary ticket will be provided for the auditionee. Additional tickets can be purchased at the PAC Box Office.

If you have questions, contact the Department of Dance at: Phone 936-294-1875 and FAX 936-294-3954.

 

MFA Auditions

 

The dates for audition are:

Friday, November 6, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.

Friday, April 8 , 2016 at 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Location: SHSU Campus, Gaertner Performing Arts Center, Huntsville, Texas.

Students who wish to be accepted into the Department of Dance must also apply for admittance through the admissions office.

Those who are wishing to become a dance major at Sam Houston State University must also be accepted through the university.

Students are required to audition for admission /scholarship into the Dance Program.

MFA applicants will take an 1 1/2 hour Modern class and 1 1/2 hour Ballet class on the day of the audition. They will also complete a writing sample, interview with the dance faculty and are expected to show a brief chorographic solo. Dancers should wear attire that shows the line of the body with no baggy outer wear. The modern dance phrase will be danced barefoot.

Those auditioning will be invited to attend ROYGBIV an evening that features dances by current SHSU graduate students. A complimentary ticket will be provided for the auditionee. Additional tickets can be purchased at the PAC Box Office.

If you have questions, contact the Department of Dance at: Phone 936-294-1875 and FAX 936-294-3954.

 


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