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K-State Tap Ensemble Auditions

Tap Ensemble 2017-2018 Season

Friday April 14th, 2017.  Auditions begin at 3:00 PM in Nichols Studio 026.

If you cannot attend the scheduled season auditions for the K-State Tap Dance Ensemble, the director may be able to schedule a separate audition.  You may contact Julie Pentz at: jpentz@ksu.edu.

Download/print the K-State Tap Dance Ensemble audition information sheet (PDF).

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!)

Audition Requirements

  • Information sheet
  • 1 page resume
  • Photography
  • 2-3 page artistic statement. This statement should state why you would like to be a member of the K-State Tap Dance Ensemble and what you feel you have to offer the ensemble.
  • 1 minute Tap Dance solo prepared for the audition. Music must be on a CD or an iPod/mp3player.

Please submit the resume, photo, information sheet, and artistic statement directly to:

Julie L. Pentz
K-State Tap Dance Ensemble Auditions
109 McCain Auditorium
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506

Tap Ensemble Member Requirements (PDF)

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, contact Neil Dunn at neildunn@k-state.edu.