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March 2022 Admission and Scholarship Audition

The March audition for Fall 2022 - Deadline has passed.

Audition information for those interested in auditioning for Fall 2023 will be released July 2022.

Whether you audition by video or in-person, you will receive the same consideration for admission as a dance major and dance talent scholarship award. There is no advantage or disadvantage to you for auditioning by the method you choose.

To be eligible for the on-campus audition, you will need to be fully vaccinated for COVID. While on campus and auditioning, you will be required to wear a mask. Details related to COVID mitigation protocols and requirements will be provided upon registration.


  • Dancers must apply academically to Oklahoma City University by March 13, 2022. APPLY NOW!
  • Complete audition registration by March 13, 2022.
  • Submit Audition videos by March 20, 2022 - an email regarding audition combinations and video requirements will be sent after registration is complete and eligibility is confirmed.
  • Attend Virtual Dancing with the Stars Day on March 25, 2022. (required)
  • An optional parent only Zoom on Saturday, March 26, 2022 2:15-3:15 CST.


1) Dancers must apply academically to Oklahoma City University by March 13, 2022. APPLY NOW!

2) Complete audition registration by March 13, 2022.

3) Attend Dancing with the Stars event held on Friday, March 25th. (required)

4) Attend audition day on March 26, 2022.

  • All in person auditioners must be fully vaccinated upon arrival to campus.
  • Masks are required of all on campus events.
  • Auditioners are allowed one visitor to accompany them during the Dancing with the Stars event. Others may Zoom in if they wish.
  • Auditioners will receive a personalized schedule for the Dancing with the Stars event and the audition day prior to arrival. The audition will include a ballet, tap, and jazz class and individual solo presentations of 30 seconds each. Auditioners must complete all portions of the day.
  • Required materials
    • Tap, Jazz and Ballet shoes
    • Solo music on cell phone or tablet
    • Women: Bright or light leotard with pink or skin toned tights
    • Men: White shirt and black dance pants

Eligibility Requirements for all auditions

To be eligible to register for the dance program auditions or video submissions, auditioners must FIRST apply for admission academically to Oklahoma City University.


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 response from Oklahoma City University in order to register 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 a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

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.

If you have any questions regarding our audition process please contact Danielle Shipley at or 405-208-5644.

Registration Fees

Auditioners: $25

COVID Mitigation Protocols for Oklahoma City University On Campus Events

Do a health check and do not attend an event if you are experiencing any of the following as described on If you fall sick and cannot attend the event, please contact Danielle Shipley at

People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. Anyone can have mild to severe symptoms. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

Masks are required for special events on-campus.

In an effort to keep the OCU campus community safe, please notify Oklahoma City University at if you test positive for COVID-19 within 48 hours after attending an Oklahoma City University event.

On Campus events require proof of COVID-19 vaccination

We have a no refund policy on our dance workshop tickets. ALL SALES ARE FINAL. If you fall ill or have questions or concerns please contact Danielle Shipley at

Questions about our audition process? Contact Danielle Shipley at 405-208-5644 or Evelyn Wasson at

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