Audition Information

AUDITIONS FOR DANCE

Admissions into the Dance Program for the Dance Major, Minor, and Certification degree programs are by audition only. Students may audition prior to being accepted into the University of Houston (see Undergraduate Admissions link). However, the student will not be allowed to enroll into dance classes until they are accepted by the University and the Dance Program.

  • Spring Audition is the last Saturday in March – For students interested in attending the University of Houston Fall semester
  • Fall Audition is the last Saturday in October – For students interested in attending the University of Houston in Spring semester or Fall semester

In advance of the audition, prospective students should fill out the Audition Form for Dance Program found under “Undergraduate Admissions” (which requires SAT / ACT scores and GPA). The audition forms should be emailed to the Dance Program at least two weeks prior to the audition. Email audition forms to Melissa Noble at mlknoble@hotmail.com

Forms can also be mailed to:

UH School of Theatre & Dance
Attention: Melissa Noble
133 CWM Center
Houston, TX 77204-4016

*High School students: A signature by the school counselor is required on the audition form to verify SAT / ACT scores and GPA.

Location: Dance Auditions are held in Melcher Gym dance studio (room 230) located on Holman between Scott & Cullen.

Audition Schedule:

9:30 Check-in & Warm-up
10:00 Audition Class - The audition is structured as a class, starting with ballet barre then center work & across the floor in modern/jazz styles. Students do NOT need to prepare choreography. Please wear appropriate dance attire.
Parents Campus Tour
12:00 Information Session – Faculty members give a 30 min. information session on the goals, curriculum, and performing opportunities in the Dance Program followed by a Q & A for parents and students.
12:30 Admissions Session / Tour of Theatre and Dance Facilities- Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts Building

Dance Student Annual Orientation and Pizza Party:

The first week of the Fall semester, the Dance Program holds a dance student orientation on Wednesday at 4pm in Melcher Gym room 230. Melcher Gym is located on Holman St between Cullen & Scott. All dance students are required to attend. The orientation serves as a meet & greet, as well as an opportunity to learn important information about the Dance Program and Dance events for the year. Mark your calendar!

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