April 29, 2014/For Immediate Release

Media Contact: Lauren Whitaker, 336-734-2891, whitakerl@uncsa.edu



Program serves boys and girls in grades 3 through 8

WINSTON-SALEM – The School of Dance at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) will hold auditions for its Preparatory Dance Program from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 10, with open registration from 9:30 to 10 a.m.

Registration and the auditions will take place in the Robert Lindgren Sonja Tyven Founders Studio (formerly Studio A) in Gray Building on the UNCSA Campus, 1533 S. Main St.

The Preparatory Dance Program is open to rising third- through eighth-grade students, with no previous dance training required for third and fourth graders. Students receive pre-professional training with live accompaniment in state-of-the-art facilities. Performance opportunities include UNCSA’s The Nutcracker. There is also a special boys class offered.

The program includes low tuition rates with scholarship assistance available.

For information, contact Program Director Dayna Fox at foxd@uncsa.edu or 336-734-2882.


As America’s first state-supported arts school, the University of North Carolina School of the Arts is a unique stand-alone public university of arts conservatories. With a high school component, UNCSA is a degree-granting institution that trains young people of talent in music, dance, drama, filmmaking, and design and production. Established by the N.C. General Assembly in 1963, the School of the Arts opened in Winston-Salem (“The City of Arts and Innovation”) in 1965 and became part of the University of North Carolina system in 1972. For more information, visit www.uncsa.edu.