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Dance Admission and Scholarship Auditions

Interested dancers wishing to be considered for admission to the dance program and a dance scholarship should register for the Dance at Oklahoma City University! Admission & Scholarship Audition held three times a year.

Auditions will be held in-person, but Oklahoma City University reserves the right to move to a virtual format based on pandemic risk levels. Details related to COVID mitigation protocols and requirements will be provided upon registration.

Registration for the January Advantage Audition is now live! March Audition registration will go live on January 3, 2023. Register online for one of our auditions or contact Courtney Ricci at [email protected] for more information regarding the audition process.

Dancers:

  • Learn about our career-oriented program that offers the opportunity to study tap, jazz, and ballet with an emphasis in theater dance while working toward a Bachelor of Performing Arts in Dance Performance, a Bachelor of Science in Dance Management or a Bachelor of Science in American Dance Pedagogy degree.
  • Audition for admission to the dance program and a scholarship if you are a high school senior or transfer student.
  • Learn about Oklahoma City University Star Dancers.
  • Meet our faculty of nationally recognized performers and choreographers.

Parents:

  • Attend information sessions to learn about exciting things happening in dance at Oklahoma City University’s Ann Lacy School of American Dance and Entertainment.

Eligibility Requirements for all auditions.

To be eligible to register for the dance program auditions or video submissions, auditioners must FIRST begin the application for academic admission.

AND

Students (domestic or international) must have at least one of the following:

  • ACT composite score of 21 or above
  • SAT composite score of 1060 or above
  • A minimum of a 3.33 GPA as calculated by Oklahoma City University admissions.

** An ACT or SAT score is preferred.

*** Auditioners do not have to wait for an official academic admission response from Oklahoma City University in order to register for auditions.

Transfer Students:

During the academic admission process, transcripts of transfer students will be evaluated to determine students' eligibility to register for the 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 OR a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00.

Transfer students for all degree programs with over 26 completed semester credit hours of academic courses must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

NEW for Fall 2023 Admission

The October and January Auditions will give auditioners many advantages for becoming a student at Oklahoma City University.

  • Access to more dance scholarship resources
  • Earlier decisions on admission to the dance program
  • Earlier notification of Dance Scholarship Award if accepted
  • Opportunity to begin the process of becoming an Oklahoma City University Student
  • If accepted, invitations to special zoom events through the remaining time before starting classes at OKCU
  • Early opportunities to be evaluated for available positions, potentially avoiding waiting list placement