Applicants who consider themselves primarily performers are required to audition for admission to the B.A. in Theatre and Dance program. We will only accept video auditions for the Fall 2022 application. Please complete a Theatre and Dance application to submit your video audition. 

Auditions for the B.A. in Theatre and Dance (Performer's Process, i.e. Acting) 

Applicants should prepare two contemporary, contrasting monologues totaling two minutes in length from published play scripts.

Auditions for the B.A. in Theatre and Dance (Dance Performance and Choreography) 

Dance Video Audition Requirements

  • Personal Introduction - Please explain why you are pursuing a B.A. in Dance and what draws you to UT Austin’s Dance Program specifically (approximately one minute).
  • Video 1: A warm up and combination from one genre of choice (approximately 2 minutes)
  • Video 2: A solo in any genre. Can be choreographed by someone else or self-choreographed (approximately 1 minute)
  • Video 3: A combination or improvisation in a style that is different from the previous two videos (approximately 2 minutes). This is an opportunity to express your cultural interests or to explore a genre that you are interested in learning more about. Examples include, but are not limited to, jazz, hip hop, tap, social dance or cultural dance (flamenco, Irish dance, African dance, etc.).
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