Dance Studies Program Application and Audition Information

Dance Minor or Dance Concentration

General Information

All students who wish to minor or concentrate in Dance Studies are required to audition and be accepted to the program.  The audition process is virtual.  Please see the link below.

What do I have to do to enter the Dance Studies Program?

  • Complete a qualifying audition as an applicant to the Minor or Concentration in Dance:
  • Apply for admission to SUNY College at Geneseo following standard procedures established by the State University of New York (your High School guidance counselor can provide you with the necessary forms and instructions, or you can see the Geneseo admissions web page ).  This applies to all prospective students.

Why do I need to apply?

The purposes of the interview/audition process are to assess whether your background is appropriate and sufficient for the program of study and to assess your potential to successfully complete the program.

Audition Information

To audition, you must complete the audition form.  Within that form you must also submit a link to a video that includes:

  • A short verbal introduction of yourself stating why you want to study dance at SUNY Geneseo
  • A short sample of a warm up of your choice (ballet, modern, African, hip-hop, etc)
  • A short (no more than four minutes) movement combination in the style of your choice (ballet, modern, African, hip-hop, etc)

When should I audition?

The Dance Audition form is opened toward the middle of October and due mid-November for spring admission and opened toward the middle of February and due mid-March for fall admission.