Dancer Auditions

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  • General auditions occur in two sessions - one at 10am and one at 1pm.

Process Breakdown:

  • Directors release a tutorial video a week before auditions of a short audition combo (~32 counts), combining hip-hop and contemporary styles
    • At Auditions, Directors introduce themselves and discuss audition process
    • Each choreographer shows a portion of their piece
    • Dancers fill in a sheet of preferences of pieces they are interested in
    • Directors briefly review the audition combo live and give dancers time to practice
    • Dancers perform in groups, and are free to leave after dancing
    • Choreographers request dancers and Directors match rankings with choreographers' requests

    Audition Tips

    Dress comfortably in clothes and shoes (or no shoes) that you can move in. Warm up and loosen your muscles. No particular level of ability, or any past dance experience at all, is required. Feel free to go up to choreographers and let them know you're interested in their piece! And don't forget to have fun!

For Choreographers

All dancers who have been involved in DS for at least one semester are welcome to audition to choreograph their own piece! At choreographer auditions, you will explain the vision for their piece and show a portion of it to the Directors. The Directors will then decide whether to take the piece based on the overall wellness of the show. Choreographer auditions occur about one week before dancer auditions. If you have any questions, feel free to contact a director.

For Partner Organizations

Any partner organization that wishes to perform in the DS show should email They will audition during Checkpoint, which falls on 2/28 and 2/29 this semester (Spring '24).

Soulstylz Auditions

Soulstylz auditions occur in the first few weeks of each semester. All prospective members of Soulstylz must also be in DS. Check their socials for more info!