Dance Audition Reservation

In addition to being admitted to UK, a successful audition is required to be declared a dance major. Applications for admission to the University of Kentucky, as well as application deadline and materials information, are available on the UK Admissions site. Auditions will be conducted fully online via Zoom this year. Students may dance anywhere - living room, backyard, kitchen, driveway, someplace safe where they feel comfortable to display their skills - as long as they have internet access and the ability to join a Zoom call with video. During the audition, prospective students will demonstrate their knowledge of ballet, jazz, modern, and improvisation movement based phrases and exercises. The audition culminates with an individual interview meeting with a faculty member. To learn more about what to expect and wear please see the B.A. in Dance page.

2021-22 Entry Auditions

November 7th, 2020
February 13th, 2021

Online via Zoom


  • 8:30-9:15am - meeting with instructors, UK students, candidates and parents/guardians. Q and A
  • 9:15-10:00 Ballet
  • 10:15-11:00 modern
  • 11-11:30 jazz 
  • 11:30- 12:00 improvisation
  • Lunch 12:00-1:15
  • Virtual Campus tour
  • Interviews 

If you do not have access to Zoom, please contact Susie Thiel. If you are unable to attend the audition date a video audition may be submitted either via mailed DVD or link to a hosted video. All students planning to audition in any format are required to submit this form. Dance minors are not required to audition.

ONLY PROVIDE IF KNOWN. If you have your student Wildcard ID, this number should be listed along the bottom. If you have your acceptance materials, this number should be listed in your link blue information. Otherwise, if you do not know your UK ID number, please leave this blank to prevent confusion.
Current GPA for current students; final GPA as of graduation for transfer students and high school graduates.

PLEASE REMEMBER: The video DVD or links to your audition materials, and other required documents, must be received no later than May 1st for entrance in the following fall semester.

Submitting this form is just the first step in a remote audition. To review video audition requirements, please see the B.A. in Dance page.

Mail Submissions

Susie Thiel, Director of Dance
Department of Theatre and Dance
114 Fine Arts Building
Lexington, KY 40506

Electronic Submissions
Subject Line – Audition Materials