Texas Tech University

Program Auditions: Dance and Musical Theatre

Students interested in declaring a DANCE major or minor or a MUSICAL THEATRE major for the 2017-2018 academic year must attend the audition on Saturday, February 4, 2017 in the Creative Movement Studio at Texas Tech University.

This audition will also serve as a scholarship audition for prospective students interested in applying for School of Theatre and Dance scholarships.

Dance Program Audition Information and Registration Form

Musical Theatre Program Audition Information and Registration Form

REGISTRATION

  • Preregistration is not required but is strongly recommended.
  • Preregistered students will each receive a complimentary welcome packet from the School of Theatre and Dance.
  • Students who elect not to preregister must bring the following items on the day of the audition:
    • Completed Audition Form
    • Resume
    • Head Shot
    • Writing Sample (Dance majors/minors only)

SCHEDULE

Dance Majors and Minors

  • 12:00 pm Check-in and registration. Warm-ups.
  • 1:00 pm Ballet audition
  • 2:15 pm Jazz audition
  • 3:30 pm Modern audition
  • 4:30 pm TTU student performances
  • 5:00 pm Open question/answer session with Dance faculty (parents/family/friends are welcome to attend this component; other components will be closed)

Musical Theatre Majors

  • 12:00 pm Check-in and registration. Warm-up.
  • 1:00 pm Ballet audition
  • 2:15 pm Jazz audition
  • 3:30 pm Vocal audition (Studio 110)
  • 5:00 pm TTU student performances
  • 5:30 pm Open question/answer session with Musical Theatre & Dance faculty (parents/family/friends are welcome to attend this component; other components will be closed)
  • 6:00 pm Student interviews with Musical Theatre & Dance faculty

ATTIRE

Dance Audition

  • Women: Leotard and footless tights with optional cover up. Additional cover up may be worn for modern and jazz segments. Ballet shoes required for ballet audition.  Jazz shoes optional.
  • Men: Footless tights and form fitting tank or unitard. Dance belt highly recommended. Cover up may be worn for modern and jazz segments. Ballet shoes required for ballet audition. Jazz shoes optional.

Vocal Audition

  • All: Musical Theatre students should bring appropriate attire to wear for the Vocal Audition.

CONTACT

For questions concerning the degree programs and program auditions, please contact:

Dance

Alicia King, Dance Program Administrative Assistant

Musical Theatre

Dean Nolen, Head of Acting/Directing