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Dance Audition Dates:

Fall Auditions (2014)
Thursday, November 6 - (3:30-5:00 p.m.)
Saturday, December 6 - (11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.)

Spring Auditions (2015)
Saturday, January 24 - (11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.) (snow date January 31st)
Monday, March 9 - (3:30-5:00 p.m.) (late audition)

The dance audition will determine admission to the Georgian Court University dance program and eligibility for dance scholarships. Auditions will be held in the GCU Dance Studios in the Wellness Center on GCU's Lakewood campus.

The dance audition consists of:

First section - Group audition:
Ballet barre ( 20 minutes)
Brief modern dance warm up (10 minutes)
A combination (phrase of movement) in the same style (20 minutes)

Second section - Individual audition:
Each dancer will perform a study (short dance) featuring their own choreography or choreography by one of their teachers.

Specifications of the study:
Style: Any style of dance that the student feels confident dancing
Maximum Length: 2 minutes
Music: CD or iPod (bring your own)

Written essay:
The student will also need to bring to the audition a brief essay (1-2 pages) explaining ALL of the following:

  • Why would you like to pursue a career in dance?
  • What would you like to achieve in these four years of training and dance education?
  • Why it is important to you to attend a dance program at a liberal arts university?
  • What do you see yourself doing in the dance field after graduation?

For more information or questions contact:

Paula Hallett, Freshmen Admissions Counselor/Recruiter
Office Phone: 732.987.2763
Cell Phone: 732.676.0953 
Email: hallettp@georgian.edu


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