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Department of Theatre and Dance

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Dance Auditions

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, auditions for the University of South Carolina Dance Program will be done virtually for the 20-21 audition season.


Please check back in September 2020 for details on auditioning and submitting your application.



About Your Audition

All applicants planning to pursue a bachelor of arts in dance must audition. Students planning to enhance another degree with a minor in dance are not required to audition.

 Dates will be announced soon. Call 803-777-5636 for questions.

USC Dance Studios
324 Sumter Street
(between Wheat and Whaley Streets)
Columbia, SC 29208

Street parking is available at public meters along Sumter Street. Meters are not free on Saturdays.

When you arrive, enter the building using the bottom level and check in at the front desk.  You will be directed to check in.

Women: Black leotard, pink tights, pink ballet slippers/pointe shoes, no skirt. Hair secured neatly in a bun.

Men: White shirt, black tights and ballet slippers.

Audition schedule will be announced soon.


Planning your visit to campus.

The USC Visitor Center is great way to learn about accommodations, find maps and other information about our campus and Columbia. Other offices you might want to visit while on campus (if time allows) are the Financial Aid Office (803-777-8134) and the Admissions Office (803-777-7700). Call them to make appointments and for campus tours. Please note that these offices may not be open over the weekend.


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