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Early Decision Audition


Saturday, October 29, 2016 Schedule Subject to Change

8:00-8:30     Registration and check-in
8:30-9:30     Dancer preparation
9:30-10:15     Performance by The American Spirit Dance Company
10:15-10:55   Introduction of auditioners
10:55-11:00   Assignment of auditioners to studios
11:00-12:00   Warm-up Class
12:00-1:00    Technique Class (Tap, Jazz or Ballet)
1:00-2:00      Lunch, served on the lower level of the Gaylord Center
2:00-3:00     Technique Class (Tap, Jazz or Ballet)
3:15-4:15       Technique Class (Tap, Jazz or Ballet)
4:15-6:30      Auditioners' solo performances: 
Auditioners perform a dance of your choice to a CD you bring with you; limit thirty seconds please.

Auditioners must complete all technique sessions and the personal performance. All sections of the audition will be held in the Gaylord Center. Only ONE observer per auditioner. Solo performances will be closed to observers.

Eligibility Requirements:


To be eligible to register for the dance program auditions or video submissions, auditioners (domestic or international) must have at least one of the following:

  • ACT score of 20 or above
  • SAT score of 950 or above (excluding the writing test) for SAT test taken prior to March 2016
  • SAT score of 1030 or above for SAT test taken March 2016 or after

Transfer Students

Transfer students are required to submit college transcripts to be evaluated to be eligible to audition.  

Transfer students with less than 27 completed semester credit hours of academic courses must have qualifying ACT or SAT scores as described above for entering freshmen and a cumulative GPA of 2.75. 

Transfer students for all degree programs with over 26 completed semester credit hours of academic courses must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Transcripts may be sent prior to registering for the audition or immediately after registering. Transcripts do not have to be official copies.

Official or unofficial transcripts can be submitted to:

Ryan Barrett 
fax: 405-208-5313
Oklahoma City University Dance
Attn: Ryan Barrett 
2501 N. Blackwelder
Oklahoma City, OK 73106

If you have questions about submitting transcripts, please contact Ryan at or 405-208-5644.

Registration Deadline

Online registrations deadline is Wednesday, October 19.

Registration Fees

$26 through September 25
$34 after September 25

$11 without lunch
$17 including lunch at the Gaylord Center

NOTE: No one may observe or participate in the audition unless registration fees have been received by the registration deadline, Wednesday, October 19, 2016. Late registrations received after the registration deadline will be returned or refunded. 

Online Registration

More Information

If you have any questions or need more information about the audition process, contact Ryan Barrett at or call 405-208-5644.