Find Information on all the upcoming auditions for Undergraduate and Graduate Programs here: Auditions and Interviews
All formal audition dates for Fall 2021 Admissions have passed. Virtual auditions will continue to be accepted through May 1, 2021.
Please fill out the registration form below and submit your audition materials to: email@example.com.
If you have auditioned for UB via DanceWave, please fill out the registration form below but DO NOT submit an epayment for audition fees - your fee has been covered by your participation in DanceWave. You may also skip the section for video uploads, as your video audition was reviewed by our faculty via DanceWave
UB Dance is committed to providing you with a full audition experience while keeping you safe. See information below. We look forward to the opportunity to get to know you and thank you in advance for for considering UB Dance as your next home for your continuing dance education and training.
Please prepare the following information before registering for auditions:
Please submit a video of yourself that includes the following
Please be sure to choose a safe space in which to dance. Please wear clothes that allow you to move in the styles that you have chosen and that allow us to see your dancing clearly. Wear dance shoes appropriate to your space.
UB Dance invites high school juniors, who are considering studying dance in college, to participate in the audition process during our next undergraduate audition. Taking part in this audition is a way to gain experience and an understanding of what to expect in the college audition process. Develop the confidence and skills needed for your upcoming senior year auditions by attending! Students will fully participate in the 1.5 hour virtual audition class, attend the 30 minute UB Dance information session immediately following, and will receive individual feedback from a UB faculty member in a private zoom session at the conclusion of the event.
The date for the 2021-2022 Junior Audition Experience events have not yet been announced,check back in the future for details.
To register, complete the form below and register under “Junior Audition Experience”.
After your registration fee of $30.00 is received, you will receive a confirmation email with a zoom link.
Please note that this is not an official audition for acceptance into the UB Dance program.
For more information contact: Melanie Aceto, Director of Undergraduate Dance, firstname.lastname@example.org
Any questions? E-mail: email@example.com
The Department of Theatre and Dance offers the following graduate degrees: a Masters of Fine Art (MFA) in Dance, a Masters of Art (MA) in Theatre and Performance, and Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) in Theatre and Performance. All programs require submission of an online application; the MFA Dance program also requires an audition.
The deadlines are for full financial consideration. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis after these dates. All three programs admit students into the fall semester only.
MFA in Dance: December 15 (Non-Funded Applications accepted on a rolling basis)
MA in Theatre and Performance: February 1 (Non-Funded Applications accepted on a rolling basis)
PhD in Theatre and Performance: January 15
Prospective students must complete and submit an online application for the MA or PhD in Theatre and Performance program.
Applicants to the Master’s program must have a conferred undergraduate degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Applicants to the PhD program must have a conferred undergraduate with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and Master’s level degree.
*GRE scores are optional for applicants to the Fall 2021 cohort for the PhD in Theatre and Performance.
All programs require international students to submit TOEFL scores (or equivalent tests) that meet the university minimum for acceptance.
The PhD in Theatre and Performance requires language proficiency that can be satisfied during study at UB.
Teaching Assistantships (TAs) are available for applicants to the MFA and PhD Programs.
PhD applicants are automatically considered for a Teaching Assistantship with the submission of a program application.
MFA applicants must submit additional information with their program application by the published deadline for consideration of an assistantship. Qualified applicants will be invited to audition for an available MFA Teaching Assistantship. All TA applicants are required to attend an on-campus audition, or submit a digital audition if permitted by the Director of Graduate Dance.
Departmental awards are available for graduate students through the Steig Olson Fund. Applicants will be considered for funding as part of the admission review process. No additional forms are necessary.