College of Fine Arts and Design
Auditions / Scholarships
For more information, contact Lori Alspaugh at (405) 974-3778 or email her at: email@example.com.
Auditions for admittance to the UCO Dance Department, the UCO Kaleidoscope Dancers Company and for scholarships are held every spring. In-state and out-of-state scholarships are available.
In-state and out-of-state tuition waivers are available for UCO Dance majors and UCO Kaleidoscope Dancers. There are full and partial scholarships available for in-state students. To be eligible, a student must be an Oklahoma resident and enrolled in at least six credit hours. For out-of-state students, there are scholarships to waive a portion of the out-of-state fees.
Dance scholarships, which are awarded following the spring auditions, are determined by talent, financial need and academic scholarship. There are also:
∙ Cash scholarships which help with tuition and books
∙ The Lorraine Remmel Watson Dance Scholarships which is awarded to an incoming freshman and a senior dance major
∙ The Kaleidoscope Dancers Cash scholarship awarded to a female dance major
∙ The Warren Armstrong Dance Scholarship awarded to a male dance major
Auditions for the 2013-2014 academic year are on Saturday, March 2, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the UCO Campus, Health and Physical Education Building. Please note the requirements for seniors in high school and/or transfer students auditioning for the BFA in Dance and the B.A. in Dance Education. Bring a recent copy of a high school/college transcript, resume, photo and 3 letters of recommendation to the audition. Recommendation letters may come from dance teachers, employers and/or school counselors. Arrive at 12:30 p.m. to fill out paper work on Saturday, March 2. The audition will consist of a ballet barre, followed by ballet, jazz and modern center work. Students need to be prepared to present a one minute solo in either modern, ballet or jazz style. Bring your music on CD or Ipod. Bring appropriate shoes for each portion of the audition: ballet shoes (not pointe shoes) and jazz shoes. You will dance in bare feet for modern. Dance attire consists of tights and leotards. Any solid color is acceptable. For more information contact Jill Priest, Interim Chair of Dance at (405) 974-5231 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.