Auditions and Registration

Auditions and Registration


Saturday, May 11, 2019 9am - 12:30pm
Saturday, August 3, 2019 9am - 12:30pm

Auditions for the Preparatory Dance Program are held in May and August each year, and those accepted are placed into one of five classes based on age and ability. Students in the second and third grades do not need to have any previous experience dancing, whereas the older students will need to exhibit an understanding of the basics of dance. Online registration and payment link is found below. Please read all of the information below to ensure your dancer is prepared.


Students in the first audition may wear form fitting t-shirt and shorts that they can move in if they do not have ballet attire. Students with dance experience should wear leotard, tights, ballet slippers for ladies. T-shirt, tights, ballet slippers for boys.


Registration begins at 9 a.m. with a $12 audition/master class fee for all:

  • 9:30-10:30 rising 2nd-3rd grade 
  • 10:30-11:30 rising 4th-5th grade
  • 11:30-12:30 rising 6th-9th grade 

Those in the 1st or 2nd audition who we need to evaluate for more advanced levels may be asked to stay with next group (no additional charge).

Those we need to evaluate for pointe may be asked to stay from 12:30-1pm (no additional charge). 


Auditions are located on the UNCSA campus in the Lindgren/Tyven studio A of the Gray building. Park in the lot behind the Welcome Center. Refer to the UNCSA Campus Map for guidance.

Audition Registration


Accepted students will be notified by email with the registration link, or may register for the full-year program using the link below:

For additional assistance on how to register online for the Preparatory Dance program, how to add a class or how to make an online payment, please review our video tutorials.