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Auditions

Incoming first-year students can audition for a Distinguished Artist Award, and current students can audition for multiple performances.

Students are not required to audition to major or minor in dance. However, we use auditions for our first-year student scholarships as well as performances and dance companies.

Prospective students

Distinguished Artist Award

The scholarship is $3,000 per year. Students are required to maintain a GPA of 2.6, enroll in a minimum of two dance classes per semester and participate in dance programming.

This scholarship is not offered to transfer students.

Learn more and applyPlease call the dance department for additional information: 616.395.7700.

Current students

Annual Faculty Concert

This formal concert is choreographed by dance faculty and dance guests. Anyone can audition, and auditions are held in fall (results posted on Dow 207 door). Two weekend performances are held in the spring.

Students may purchase a DVD of the performance only if they have participated in the concert. Contact the Joint Archives.

If you cannot attend the auditions at your set time, contact the choreographer directly in order to be considered.

H2 Dance Co.
The artistic directors of the company hold auditions in the spring semester for the following year’s H2 Dance Company. Audition dates are posted prior to the auditions.
Strike Time

Artistic Director Nicki Flinn holds auditions in the spring semester for the following year’s Strike Time dance company. Audition dates are posted prior to the auditions.

Dance department dancers