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Department of Theatre and Dance

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If you intend to apply for the University of South Carolina Dance Program, your application process will begin through the university's Office of Undergraduate Admissions and include an audition for admission into the Dance Program.

Apply for Undergraduate Admission

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions manages online applications to the university and provides the most comprehensive information on the application process. The admissions office also provides the latest information on application deadlines and university scholarships for S.C. residents and nonresidents. So whether you are applying as a freshman, are looking to transfer to South Carolina or are planning to come to Columbia from another UofSC campus, you can check the requirements based on your current status and apply now.


Program Audition 

Open House Auditions and scholarship auditions are held twice a year, usually in November and February. Scheduled over the same weekend, auditions are designed to give prospective students the chance to experience the program firsthand and to interact with current students. Auditions are group format (no solos required) and there is no fee to audition. Auditions are not required for prospective dance minor students.


Fall 2020 Admission Audition Dates:

November 1, 2019
February 14, 2020

2020-2021 Application

Click here to download an application for the 2020-2021 academic year.



Dance scholarships are available for those students who meet the six criteria for scholarship qualification. Students are expected to maintain a 2.5 grade point average to retain their awards.

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.