Performing Arts

SCHOOL OF ARTS AND COMMUNICATION

DANCE

Auditions for the Dance Program


LIU Brooklyn Dance program boasts the first Dance Wellness program in the country—we seek to help students reach their goals as dancers and prolong their careers by ensuring that their movements are biomechanically sound. Our faculty are world-renowned and are veterans of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Bill T. Jones, Twyla Tharp, Earl Mosley/Diversity of Dance, Doug Varone, and Martha Graham Dance Company. No matter the dance degree program, the LIU Brooklyn Performing Arts Department is dedicated to cultivating disciplined, creative, and intelligent artists.

Schedule
The next LIU Brooklyn Dance Program Audition Days for Spring 2018 and Fall 2018 entry are scheduled for Friday, November 10th, 2017, Saturday, February 24th, 2018 and Saturday, April 7th, 2018.

For those students who are not able to attend on campus auditions, a video submission of the required repertoire may be submitted. Click here for video audition requirements.

You can register to audition by mailing this printable version of the registration form.

What to Know Before You Audition:
Students must come to the audition in proper dance attire (black leotard, tights, ballet shoes, etc.). Long hair must be pulled securely away from the face and jewelry is not permitted.

The audition will consist of the following:

  • An abbreviated 45 minute ballet class
  • An abbreviated 45 minute modern class
  • Short Interview 
  • 2-minute original solo in modern technique 

Any questions or concerns contact the Dance Program Administrator and Production Director, Whitney McIntosh at 718-488-3355 or by email at whitney.mcintosh@liu.edu.