Auditions and Registration

Preparatory Dance

Auditions and Registration

Audition Class for the 2024 Young Dancer Summer Intensive 

Location: UNCSA Campus

Dates: Saturday, February 17 & Saturday, May 18


  • Ages 8-9: 9-10 a.m.
  • Ages 10-12: 10-11 a.m.
    • Note for ages 10-12: Bring pointe shoes if already studying on pointe.

Registration deadlines are Wednesday, February 14 for a February 17 audition or Wednesday, May 15 for a May 18 audition. Walk-ins will not be accepted. After the deadline, registrants will be emailed the schedule, location and parking instructions for the UNCSA School of Dance.

Attire: Solid color leotard, pink or flesh tone tights and ballet shoes. Male-identifying dancers may wear a form-fitting white shirt with black tights or shorts and white socks and shoes. Students without prior experience may wear form-fitting athletic attire with ballet shoes or socks.

Feb 17 and May 18 Audition Registration

Audition for Preparatory Dance

Preparatory Dance will consider new dancers for the program year round. If there is no upcoming audition class scheduled in the near future, dancers wishing to audition for the Preparatory Dance Program should follow the guidelines below:

  • Register online and pay the Preparatory Dance audition fee.
  • Once the fee is paid, contact Director Monica Stephenson ( Administrative Coordinator Samantha Burns ( to set up an audition during a regular Preparatory Program class. The schedule and location will be communicated by Ms. Burns. 

Audition Attire: Students with dance experience should wear a solid color leotard, pink tights and soft ballet slippers for ladies, and a t-shirt, tights or shorts and ballet slippers for boys. Students who have not had prior ballet experience may wear a form-fitting t-shirt and shorts that they can move in if they do not have ballet attire. 

Register for Preparatory Dance

Audition results will be emailed to each student within two weeks of the audition. Students must register with the registration link provided in the email or by using the link below.

After a student has been accepted into the program, all registration forms must be completed by the specified deadline in order to secure a place. A deposit will be required before the first day of classes in order to the new student to participate.

Classes will be closed once they reach maximum capacity. Students not registered by the deadline will be placed on a waiting list.