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Dance Program


WinterDance 2018 auditions

9 a.m. Saturday, August 25, 2018, Nichols Studio 008

SpringDance 2019 auditions

9 a.m. Saturday, December 8, 2018, Nichols Studio 008

WinterDance/SpringDance will feature jazz, modern, tap, and West African dance. Auditions are open to all K-State students. Prior experience is preferred but not required. Students should arrive by 9 a.m. to warm up and turn in audition materials. Casting is often based on schedules, so auditioning students will need to have their weekly schedule with them. The audition packet below will need to be completed and returned to the audition. Hard copies will also be available.   

Download the Audition Packet HERE

Questions should be directed to Neil Dunn at neildunn@ksu.edu 


K-State Dance holds auditions twice a year, once in the fall semester for WinterDance and the spring semester SpringDance. Auditions for WinterDance are typically held on the Saturday after the first full week of classes at K-State. Auditions for SpringDance are typically held on the Saturday after the last day of classes for Fall semester. These dates are subject to change and you should check the Dance program homepage for updates. Once the dates and times are confirmed, we will make a posting on the web site and the Dance call board located in the basement in Nichols Hall.

Auditions are open to all K-State students and may include the following dance forms: Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Tap, and African styles. Students selected from these auditions will perform on the faculty concerts (WinterDance and SpringDance). Many opportunities are also available for understudies in faculty works. Quite often, understudies will end up being cast.

What to bring: the appropriate dance shoes/attire and your class schedule for availability.  Individual solos are not required for these auditions.

K-State Tap Ensemble

K-State students at any level of tap dance are encouraged to audition to become a member of the group. This ensemble provides opportunities for community outreach, performance, lecture demonstrations, and a lot fun. (Ask someone who knows about tap a grams!)

For more information on auditions for faculty concerts at K-State, contact Neil Dunn at neildunn@k-state.edu.

For information on joining the K-State Tap Dance Ensemble, contact Julie L. Pentz at jpentz@k-state.edu or visit the Tap Ensemble webpage.

For information on African dancing and drumming at K-State, contactNeil Dunn at neildunn@k-state.edu.