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Dance Auditions

Auditions for admission into the Certificate of Dance and Minor in Dance Program for the 2023-2024 academic year will be held on the campus of Southern University A&M College in Hayden Hall Dance Room 12. Please complete the form below if you are interested in auditioning or learning more about the program. We look forward to hearing from you!

Audition Date: The auditions are held twice a year.  

Fall Audition Registration Deadline. Passed

Spring Audition Registration Deadline. January 18th, 5:00 pm

Prospective students wishing to audition for admission into the Certificate in Dance or Minor in Dance programs must complete the Audition Form located below.  The form should be submitted via email to Program Coordinator, Roxi Victorian at

What to Expect at the Audition?

  1. Audition will occur on the campus of Southern University in Baton Rouge, LA.In the Frank Hayden Dance Studio - Room 12.
  2. The audition will assess the auditionees’ technical and artistic aptitude to ensure applicants are placed in the correct classes. 

Dress Code for Auditions:

Auditionees should wear form-fitting dancewear. It is recommended to wear a black leotard or a black fitted dance top, either black-, pink-, or flesh-colored tights, and/or black leggings. Dancers should wear flat ballet shoes during the ballet portion of the audition; pointe shoes during the pointe portion; barefoot for the modern and improvisation portions; and jazz shoes for the jazz portion. Please ensure your hair is pulled back and neatly secured, and please refrain from wearing jewelry. If you do not own specific shoes for a particular technique, please go barefoot or wear socks.