New Student Technical Placement
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL 2015/2016 INCOMING STUDENTS INTERESTED IN DANCING AT GOUCHER:
All new students should attend MANDATORY PLACEMENT CLASSES during New Student Orientation if they wish to be considered for entry into ballet or modern classes beyond the introductory/beginner DAN109 course. Mark your calendars now!
Wednesday, August 26
Todd Dance Studio
Check-in: 1-1:15 p.m.
Ballet Placement: 1:15-2:15 p.m.
Modern Placement: 2:15-3:15 p.m.
The Dance Department is very excited about the varied curriculum and many opportunities that it will be able to offer you should you choose Goucher College. Whether a dance major or not, all admitted students may take any dance course appropriate for their level. Admitted students may audition for scholarship consideration.
To be considered for an audition, students are required to submit an application for admission and a complete Scholarship in the Arts application by December 1, 2015.
Auditions for the 2015/2016 academic year will take place on Sunday, February 28, 2016. The audition offers admitted students the opportunity to observe our program and for our faculty to evaluate students for scholarship consideration.
Selected students will receive an e-mail from the Dance Department confirming audition information in mid-February.
Sample Audition Schedule (Subject to Change)
- Check in, conversation with dance majors
- Meet with Chair and Dance faculty
- Ballet class - all dancers have the option of taking class en pointe.
- For parents - coffee and information session with admissions representative
- Modern class
- Lunch break
- Individual interview and performance of solo, not to exceed 1.5 minutes.
- Other afternoon activities TBA