Audition Information

Potential dance majors must apply to Marygrove College prior to the audition. The application may be filled out on-line. An audition is required for admittance into the dance program.

At the audition you must provide a photo, resume and one letter of recommendation. Proper dance attire is required. The audition consists of ballet and modern techniques with improvisational elements. Proficiency at the Intermediate level in one or more dance forms is required for entry into the program. At the end of the audition, you will be asked to present your individual talent in a dance solo. Any dance form (i.e. ballet, modern, jazz, lyrical, hip-hop, etc.) is acceptable. Please limit your presentation to 2 minutes. A CD/tape player and I-pod adapter are available for your use. Talent Scholarships are awarded at the time of the audition.

Following the audition, you will meet with representatives from the Dance Department and the Office of Admissions who will be available to answer any questions or concerns you may have regarding the dance department, financial aid, housing, etc. Space is limited, please contact the dance office at 313-927-1838 if you plan to attend an audition.


Friday, September 29, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Friday, April 20, 2018 at 4:00 – 6:30pm

Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

The Dance Department is located on the second floor of the Liberal Arts Building. All Auditions are located in the dance studio LA 211..



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