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March - Regular Audition

March 27th & 28th, 2020 Regular Audition

For admission and scholarship consideration:

  • Dancers must apply for admission academically to Oklahoma City University by March 15, 2020. Apply Here
  • Dancers must register for the Dance Admission and Scholarship Audition by March 15, 2020.
  • Attendance/Participation in Friday Dance With the Stars activities are strongly encouraged, but not required for the regular audition.
  • Auditioners must complete all technique sessions and the personal performance.
  • Parents/Observers are welcome to sign up for Friday’s Dance with the Stars Audition Information Day at no additional charge.
  • Parents/Observers are welcome to watch the performance by the American Spirit Dance Company on Saturday.
  • ONE observer per auditioner may register for observing the audition classes on Saturday. See fees for paid observers.
  • Solo performance will be closed to observers.
  • Registration deadline is March 15, 2020.

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

  • ACT composite score of 20 or above
  • SAT composite score of 1030 or above

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 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. 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 Patti Biera via email pmbiera@okcu.edu, fax (405-208-5313) or mail (Oklahoma City University Dance, Attn: Patti Biera, 2501 N. Blackwelder, Oklahoma City, OK 73106). If you have questions about submitting transcripts, please contact Patti Biera at pmbiera@okcu.edu or 405-208-4955.
If you have any questions regarding our audition process please contact Patti Biera at pmbiera@okcu.edu or 405-208-5644.

Opportunities for Parents/Observers:

Registration Fees

Auditioners: $26 through February 25, $34 after February 25

Observers: $11 without lunch; $17 including lunch at the Gaylord Center

[Registration will open January 1, 2020]

Questions about our audition process? Contact Patti Biera at 405-208-5644 or...

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Audition Schedule (subject to change within the day)

Friday, March 27, 2020

Dance With the Stars AUDITION INFORMATION DAY
8:30-9:00 CHECK IN
9:00-10:00 OBSERVE JAZZ CLASS
10:00-11:20 Q&A SESSION WITH STUDENT PANEL
11:20-12:30 LUNCH IN CAF AND EXPLORE THE BOOKSTORE
12:40-1:20 Q&A SESSION WITH UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS, RESIDENT LIFE, FOOD SERVICES, OCUPD, FINANCIAL AID, HONORS PROGRAM, AND FIRST-YEAR EXPERIENCE
1:30-2:00 TOURS OF THE GAYLORD CENTER
2:00-3:00 STUDENTS: WATCH BALLET; PARENTS: Q&A WITH DEANS
3:00-4:00 CAMPUS TOUR
5:00-6:30 SINGING AUDITION (OPTIONAL)
Saturday, March 28, 2020Audition Day
8:00-8:30 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.