Dance Concert Auditions

Spring Dance Concert '24 audition - Saturday December 2nd, 9:00 am, Nichols Hall Studio 008

Spring Dance Concert '24 will be presented in McCain Auditorium March 22nd - 23rd 2024. Students will perform faculty choreography. Auditions will be held Saturday December 2nd, 2023 at 9:00 am in Nichols Studio 008.

We will be auditioning for choreography in contemporary, jazz, and tap styles. The audition is open to all K-State students.

Participants need to download/view the K-State Dance Commitment Agreement AND complete the registration form below. Rehearsal schedules vary based on casting.

  1. Commitment Agreement / Production Schedule (View and keep this for your records)
  2. Register HERE

The audition registration form will prompt you to share your availability. Please be as accurate as possible with your schedule, as casting is partly based on your availability.

Doors will open at 9:00 am!

Guest Artist Information

Alexandra Beller choreographed “Sense and Sensibility” (Sheen Center, Judson Gym, Folger Shakespeare Library, American Repertory Theater, Portland Center Stage), (Helen Hayes Award, Lortel Nomination, IRNE Best Choreography), the Off Broadway musical, “The Mad Ones” (59E59), Bedlam’s “Peter Pan” (Duke Theater), “Two Gentlemen of Verona” (Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival), “As You Like It” (Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, Folger Shakespeare Library), “How to transcend a happy marriage” by Sarah Ruhl (Lincoln Center Theater), “Pride and Prejudice (Dorset Theater Festival, Actor’s Shakespeare Project), “Antonio’s Song” (CATF, Milwaukee Rep, Goodman), “Fandango for Butterflies (and Coyotes)” (La MaMa/La Jolla/touring), Directing/Choreographing “Make Thick My Blood,” a two-person adaptation of Macbeth (Theater Row), and A Midsummer NIght’s Dream (Folger Shakespeare Library at The National Building Museum, DC).


Her international performance career includes 7 years with the Bill. T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, projects with Martha Clarke, John Turturro, and others. Alexandra Beller/Dances formed in 2001 and she has created over 40 original Dance Theater works, for her own and other companies. Her choreography has been presented at theaters throughout the US and in Korea, Hong Kong, Oslo, Cyprus, St. Petersburg, and Poland.

Alexandra holds a BFA/Dance (University of MI), MFA/Dance (University of WI at Milwaukee), and CMA (Certified Movement Analyst) in Laban Movement Analysis/Bartenieff Fundamentals (LIMS). She is on faculty at Princeton University, Rutgers University, and The Laban/Bartenieff Institute for Movement Studies, and guest teaches nationally and internationally. Upcoming projects include “Let The Right One In” at Boston University with Actor’s Shakespeare Project, “Antonio’s Song” at The Goodman (Chicago), a workshop of “Perfect World” (Director: Karen Carpenter), and a devised adaptation of “Waiting for Godot” (Alexandra Beller/Dances). She lives in Brooklyn with her partner and two kids, is writing a book, studying guitar and is currently training in Intimacy Direction with TIE.

K-State Dance Auditions

K-State Dance produces two Mainstage Concerts per year: Winter Dance Concert, and Spring Dance Concert. These performances feature choreography from our renowned faculty as well as acclaimed guest artists in jazz, modern, and tap styles. Auditions for these concerts are open to all K-State students, undergraduate and graduate. Prior experience is preferred, but not required. Students should arrive by 30 minutes before the audition begins to warm up and submit audition materials which includes weekly availability (bring your calendars!).

If you are seeking information about Scholarship or Ensemble auditions, please visit the linked pages.

Audition Details

  1. Dance Concert auditions are typically held twice per year: on the first Saturday after classes begin in the Fall semester for the Winter Dance Concert, and on the Saturday after the last week of classes in the Fall semester for the Spring Dance Concert. These dates are subject to change. Changes will be announced on this website, via K-State Today, and on the Dance “Call Board” in the basement of Nichols Hall.
  2. Audition participants will need to download, complete, and print the Audition Form prior to the audition. Forms are to be completed, printed, and submitted in person at the time of the audition. Individual solos are not required for K-State Dance auditions.

(Please be as accurate as possible with your schedule, as casting is partly based on availability)

  1. Please bring appropriate shoes and dance attire for the styles in which you intend to audition.
  2. Participation in person is required to be considered for casting. Please direct questions about this to
  3. Casting results will be posted by the same day via email.

Contact Neil Dunn, K-State Dance Production Manager with any questions at: