Auditions

Ballet Scholarship Auditions

Come dance with us! Auditions for Ballet Scholarships for the 2021-2022 academic year will be completed through video submission. Beginning on Monday, January 11, 2021, a link to a video of a pointe combination and an adagio combination, will be available through the UVU Department of Dance website. Dancers interested in auditioning should carefully follow all instructions, and video themselves executing the requested actions. Please videotape the sequences with appropriate dance attire on, and in a space conducive to the movement sequences. Then, dancers will submit their audition video and applicable contact information via Google Forms https://www.uvu.edu/dance/students/ballet-audition-form.php. Please fill out the Department of Dance Scholarship Application, Tuition Waiver Application https://www.uvu.edu/dance/students/, and the University Online Scholarship Application https://www.uvu.edu/financialaid/scholarships/, by no later than 3pm on Saturday, January 30, 2021 (all forms are required to be filled out for the scholarship). Results of the audition will be emailed to auditionees by April 1, 2021.

The University Online Scholarship Application https://www.uvu.edu/financialaid/scholarships/ is open at this time. Incoming freshman and transfer students must apply to the university before February 15, 2021 to be eligible for a scholarship from UVU

Ballet Faculty Introductions
https://vimeo.com/498092159

Ballet Combinations and QR Code for music
https://vimeo.com/497778955

Contacts:

Nichole Ortega

Nichole Ortega

Ballet Program Coordinator

Nichole.Ortega@uvu.edu

Directory Page

801-863-7197 | LA 022f | MS:233

Ballroom Scholarship Auditions

New and Transfer Students

Audition:     Applications & video submission

Requirements:     1) Complete the New & Transfer Student application https://www.uvu.edu/dance/docs/new_student_dance_scholarship_application.pdf  and the University Online Scholarship Application found at https://www.uvu.edu/financialaid/scholarships/2) Videos demonstrating two dances: International Latin (choose from cha-cha, samba or rumba) and International Ballroom (choose from waltz, tango or foxtrot). These two dances may be syllabus or open routines using bronze, silver or gold figures and/or open choreography. 3) Upload videos as an unlisted or private link to the Internet (YouTube or Vimeo, etc.) 4) Send the URL of the videos and application emailed to Chris Witt at wittch@uvu.edu and Tara Boyd at boydta@uvu.edu no later than Saturday, January 30, 2021.

The University Online Scholarship Application https://www.uvu.edu/financialaid/scholarships/ is open at this time. 

Incoming freshman and transfer students must apply to the university before February 15, 2021 to be eligible for a scholarship from UVU.

Date:     Email deadline January 30, 2021

Continuing Students

Audition:     1) Continuing student application submission https://www.uvu.edu/dance/docs/continuing_student_dance_scholarship_application.pdf

Date:    Email deadline January 30, 2021

Contacts:

Chris Witt

Chris Witt

Associate Professor

wittch@uvu.edu

Directory Page

801-863-6757 | LA 022m | MS:233

Modern/Contemporary Scholarship Auditions

Scholarship Application Deadline Extended until February 16th, 2021

Incoming Freshmen and Transfer Students

Modern/Contemporary application due date extended to Feb. 16th, 2021

Come dance with us! 

Auditions for Modern/Contemporary Dance Scholarships for the 2021-2022 academic year will be completed through video submission.  A link to a virtual dance class, with several technique phrases, an improvisational prompt, and instructions for creating a one-minute choreographed solo can be found below. (Online Class and Audition Sequences)

Dancers interested in auditioning should carefully follow all instructions, and video themselves executing the requested actions (see the vimeo link below).

Please videotape the sequences with appropriate dance attire on, and in a space conducive to the movement sequences.

Then, dancers will submit their audition video and applicable contact information via Google Forms (https://forms.gle/4uFCyoo57XQcqofu7 .

Please fill out the Department of Dance Scholarship Application, Tuition Waiver Application https://www.uvu.edu/dance/students/, and the University Online Scholarship Application https://www.uvu.edu/financialaid/scholarships/, by no later than 3pm on Tuesday, February 16, 2021.

Results of the audition will be emailed to auditionees by April 1, 2021. The University Online Scholarship Application https://www.uvu.edu/financialaid/scholarships/ is open at this time. Incoming freshman and transfer students must apply to the university before February 15, 2021 to be eligible for a scholarship from UVU.

Got questions? Please contact:

Brian Gerke, CLMA
Assistant Professor of Dance
Utah Valley University
801-863-4999, ext. 7129
brian.gerke@uvu.edu

Scholarship Audition Instructions
uvu.edu/dance/docs/modern_dance_scholarship_instructions.pdf

Online Class and Audition Sequences
https://vimeo.com/498748546

QR Code for Music

Modern Dance QR Code

Continuing Students

Auditions for Modern/Contemporary Dance Scholarships for the 2021-2022 academic year will be completed through video submission. Beginning on Monday, January 11, 2021 a link to a video of several technique phrases, and an improvisational prompt, will be available to all of our continuing modern/contemporary dance students. Dancers interested in auditioning should carefully follow all instructions, and video themselves executing the requested actions. Please videotape the sequences with appropriate dance attire on, and in a space conducive to the movement sequences. Then, dancers will submit their audition video and applicable contact information via Google Forms (https://forms.gle/u6zjnaNvvisEpwxp8). Please fill out the Department of Dance Scholarship Application, Tuition Waiver Application https://www.uvu.edu/dance/students/, and the University Online Scholarship Application https://www.uvu.edu/financialaid/scholarships/, by no later than 3pm on Saturday, January 30. Results of the audition will be emailed to auditionees by April 1, 2021

The University Online Scholarship Application https://www.uvu.edu/financialaid/scholarships/ is open at this time.

Contacts:

Brian Gerke

Brian Gerke

Assistant Professor: Modern Dance Program Coordinator

brian.gerke@uvu.edu

Directory Page

801-863-4999, ext. 7129

2021-2022 Dance Company Auditions

Synergy Dance Company

  • First Friday of the school year (Aug. 27th) in RL 152 from 3:00-5:00 PM
  • Please come prepared to take a contemporary modern dance class.

Contemporary Dance Ensemble

  • First Thursday of the school year (Aug. 26th) in RL 152 from 3:00-5:00 PM
  • Please come prepared to take a contemporary modern dance class.

Repertory Ballet Ensemble

  • First Wednesday of the school year (Aug. 25th) in RL 153A from 3:00-5:00 PM
  • Students should wear leotards and tights and bring pointe shoes.

Ballroom Company Audition

  • First Thursday of the school year (Aug. 26th) in RL 153H from 7:00-10:00 PM

Esprit Hip Hop Company

  • First Wednesday of the school year (Aug. 25th) in RL 154 at 6:30 PM