Performing Company & Scholarship Auditions

2022-2023 Dance Company Auditions

Synergy

Synergy Dance Company

  • First Friday 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.
CDE

Contemporary Dance Ensemble

  • First Thursday of the school year (Aug. 25th) in RL 152 from 3:00-5:00 PM
  • Please come prepared to take a contemporary modern dance class.
RBE

Repertory Ballet Ensemble

  • First Wednesday of the school year (Aug. 24th) in RL 153A from 3:00-5:00 PM
  • Please come prepared to take a ballet technique class in appropriate dance attire. Dancers trained in pointe should bring pointe shoes. 
Ballroom

Ballroom Company Audition

  • Tour Team auditions for the 2022-23 academic year will be held on Saturday, April 23, 2022, from 1:00-4:00 PM in RL 153H.
  • Company auditions for the Back-up Tour Team and Back-up Teams will be held on the first Thursday of the semester (August 25, 2022) from 7:00-10:00 PM, location TBA.
  • Dancers should come prepared to dance Cha Chas and Waltz (either International Style or American Style) with a partner. You can choose to bring your own partner or you can dance lead/follow with a current member of the Company. The choreography should be either syllabus or open figures (no lifts allowed). Dancers should wear nice practice clothing; costumes (with rhinestones, feathers, etc.) are not allowed. At the April 23, Tour Team audition, a short choreography round may follow the Waltz and Cha Cha rounds.
Esprit d.c.

Hip Hop Crew, Esprit d.c.

  • First Thursday of the school year (Aug. 25th) in RL 154 at 8:00 PM
  • Please arrive early enough to warm up and be ready to learn choreography at 8pm. Students interested in auditioning will be asked to learn a small section of choreography and perform it in small groups. *If you have any improvisation, tumbling, or breaking skills, you will be given the opportunity to showcase those talents but will not be required to in order to audition.

Ballet Scholarship Auditions

Come dance with us! Auditions for Ballet Scholarships for the 2023-2024 academic year will be conducted LIVE on Saturday, January 28, 2023.

New/Transfer & Continuing Students

Schedule:
Registration: 10:30 am
Audition: 11:30 - 1:00 pm
Where: Studio RL 153A

Come dressed to take a ballet technique class. Dancers trained in pointe should bring pointe shoes.

Center combinations for the audition will be posted on this page January 15. Please review and be ready to perform these combinations at the live audition.

Requirements:

  1. For any scholarships, including dance, please make sure to answer all matching questions and fill out applications accordingly beginning October 1, 2022 and ending on March 1, 2023 found at uvu.scholarshipuniverse.com. You will not be eligible for a scholarship from UVU, if you do not apply to the university and do not fill out the online university scholarship application. 
    NOTE: New/Transfer students must apply to the university before they can access this link.
  2. By February 14, 2023, New and Transfer students apply for admission to the University

Digital Submission 
Incoming/Transfer Students unable to attend the live audition must submit a video audition to Nichole Ortega by January 28, 2023 for consideration. Digital submissions should demonstrate the dancer completing a specific set of exercises. These exercises will be uploaded here by January, 15th 2023.

 

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Ballroom Scholarship Auditions

New/Transfer & Continuing Students

Audition: Applications & video submission

Requirements:

  1.  For any scholarships, including dance, please make sure to answer all matching questions and fill out applications accordingly beginning October 1, 2022 and ending on March 1, 2023 found at uvu.scholarshipuniverse.com. You will not be eligible for a scholarship from UVU, if you do not apply to the university and do not fill out the online university scholarship application. 
    NOTE: New/Transfer students must apply to the university before they can access this link.
  2. Record a video demonstrating two dances: International Latin or American Rhythm (choose from cha-cha, samba, rumba, or bolero) and International Ballroom or American Smooth (choose from waltz, tango, or foxtrot). These two dances may be either syllabus routines or open routines. Costumes are not allowed
  3. Upload the video as an unlisted or private link to the Internet (YouTube or Vimeo, etc.)
  4. By Saturday, January 28, 2023, email the URL of the video and application to and
  5. By February 14, 2023, New and Transfer students apply for admission to the University

Date: Email deadline January 28, 2023

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Modern/Contemporary Scholarship Auditions

Come dance with us!

Auditions for Modern/Contemporary Dance Scholarships for the 2023-2024 academic year will be conducted on Saturday, January 28, 2023 for New and Transfer students.

New/Transfer Student Auditions

Registration: 8:00 am
Audition: 9:00 - 10:30 am
*Finalist Solos: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where: Studio RL 152

*Please arrive at the audition with a one-minute solo OF YOUR OWN CHOREOGRAPHY prepared to share with the faculty. You may use any music you wish. The modern dance faculty will view the solos of the New/Transfer audition participants who score highest in the modern/contemporary technique class.

Wear Dance attire that allows us to see the line of the body clearly.

Be sure you apply for admission to the university by February 14, 2023.

CONTINUING Student Auditions

Current/Continuing Student Auditions:
January 23, 2023 – Technique levels 1 and 2: 9:30-10:50am
January 23, 2023 – Technique levels 3 and 4: 11:00-12:20pm

REQUIREMENTS for New/Transfer & Continuing Students:

Between October 1, 2022 and March 1, 2023, apply to any scholarships you wish to be considered for, including dance. For any scholarships, including dance, please make sure to answer all matching questions and fill out applications accordingly beginning October 1, 2022 and ending on March 1, 2023 found at uvu.scholarshipuniverse.com. You will not be eligible for a scholarship from UVU, if you do not apply to the university and do not fill out the online university scholarship application. 
NOTE: New/Transfer students must apply to the university before they can access this link.

 

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