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Department of Art, Theatre and Dance
Audition for the Dance Program

                                        Fill Out AUDITION FORM and Register
                

An audition is required for students interested in pursuing a BFA in Dance.  Students must apply and be accepted to West Texas A&M University and apply to WT Dance to be considered for the Program.  To apply for University admission, please visit wtamu.edu/apply.  

WT Dance is now accepting undergraduate applications on-line for the 2021-2022 Academic Year.

Please upload the following with your application before you submit with the Audition link above.

  • Headshot/Danceshot
  • Resume
  • Video (YouTube unlisted link or Vimeo is preferred)

Video Submission Requirements

  • Fill out the BFA Audition Registration Form (above link), and submit your resume and headshot.  There will be a section where you will be able to upload your Youtube or Vimeo link.
  • Prepare an audition reel that includes the following: 
  1. Ballet Barré (with one hand on the barré and filmed from the side) demonstrate grand & demi plié, battement tendu, battement dégagé, grand battement exercises, and an Adagio to include développé, passé, and relevé.  
  2. Ballet Centre Floor Combinations that demonstrates stationary pirouettes en dehors and en dedans, petit allegro and a grand allegro.
  3. Include one combination from another dance genre (or two).  (modern, jazz, tap, contemporary, hip hop)
  4. Solo choreographed by you or other choreographer performed in the studio or live performance not to exceed 3 minutes. You may submit solo's in more than one genre.

WT Dance Faculty will review materials and will inform you of your audition standing.  Please contact Crystal Bertrand at cbertrand@wtamu.edu if you have any questions in regards to your video submission or application status. 

Applicants will receive an email confirmation within two weeks of your submission. 

Student must apply annually for University and Dance Program scholarships.  Application is available February 1, 2021 on the WTAMU website:  wtamu.edu/scholarships.

 

“Dance Day”  An event that is specifically tailored to prospective students interested in WT Dance is currently cancelled. Check the website for Spring 2021 updates.  Students have the opportunity to tour the facilities, meet dance faculty and current students, take classes and participate in an Q&A. In addition, this event will serve as program audition and scholarship consideration. 



We look forward to meeting you!