Department of Dance Office: DC-S131     Phone: 562-985-4747     Fax: 562-985-7896


2017/2018 Audition Info



Undergraduate Auditions

Dancer jumping and reaching for something just out of reach. Photo by Gregory R.R. Crosby

October 20, 2017
Spring 2018 transfer students
Audition begins at 9am
Application deadline October 19, 2017

February 23, 2018
Freshman audition for Fall 2018
Session 1 – 9:00am
Session 2 - 1:30pm - audition full
Application deadline February 21, 2018 at 5:00pm

February 24, 2018
Students who want to transfer Fall 2018
Audition begins at 10:00am
Applications deadline February 22, 2018 at 5:00pm

Minor Technique Screenings

August 23, 2017
Incoming and current CSULB students
Audition begins at 2:30pm
Application deadline August 21, 2017 at 5:00pm

February 22, 2018
Audition time 1:30pm
Applications deadline February 21, 2018 at 5:00pm

Graduate Auditions

January 27, 2018
Master of Arts in Dance ( MA )
Application deadline December 1, 2017
Click here for MA admissions information

February 3, 2018
Master of Fine Arts in Dance ( MFA )
Application deadline December 1, 2017
Click here for MFA admissions information

The CSULB Department of Dance is seeking broadly trained, dynamic, and distinctive movers and thinkers who are dedicated to the pursuit of a degree in dance. Preparation for admittance into our Department comes in many forms: vigorous academic preparation, continual study of numerous forms of dance (with emphasis on ballet, jazz, and contemporary modern dance), performance experience, and exposure to dance as an art form. While we look at a dancer’s technique and training during our dance auditions, we also look at the individual. We seek students who are dedicated to learning and willing to expose themselves to the possibilities of dance that have yet to be investigated. (Click on Transfer for additional information regarding the acceptance of transfer dance majors.)

Becoming a Dance Major (Bachelor of Arts in Dance, Bachelor of Arts in Dance, option Dance Science, and Bachelor of Fine Arts) is based on both the live dance audition AND the CSULB admissions requirements. Out-of-state applicants may submit a video audition.

Application/Audition Process

Dancer showcasing muscles in a stretch. Photo by Gregory R.R. Crosby





Minor ( Minor Technique Screening )

Current CSULB Students who want to become a dance major