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Audition Information


Admissions into the Dance Program for the Dance Major, Minor, and Certification degree programs are by audition only. Students may audition prior to being accepted into the University of Houston (see Undergraduate Admissions link). However, the student will not be allowed to enroll into dance classes until they are accepted by the University and the Dance Program.

  • Fall Audition is October 20, 2018 – For students interested in attending the University of Houston in Spring semester or Fall semester
  • Spring Audition 2019 is February 9, 2019 and April 6, 2019 – For students interested in attending the University of Houston Fall semester.

In advance of the audition, prospective students should fill out the Audition Form (which requires SAT / ACT scores and GPA). The audition forms should be emailed to the Dance Program at least two weeks prior to the audition. Email audition forms to Melissa Noble at

Forms can also be mailed to:

UH School of Theatre & Dance
Attention: Melissa Noble
133 CWM Center
Houston, TX 77204-4016

*High School students: A signature by the school counselor is required on the audition form to verify SAT / ACT scores and GPA.

Location: Dance Auditions will be held in Cynthia Woods Mitchell for the Arts Building (room 208) located off Entrance 16 on Cullen Blvd. The building (also known as Wortham Theater) is across from the Grove Park, near the Moores Opera House.

Audition Schedule:

9:30 a.m.

Check-in & Warm-up

10:00 a.m.

Audition Class - The audition is structured as a class, starting with ballet barre then center work & across the floor in modern/jazz styles.

  • Students do NOT need to prepare choreography.
  • Please wear appropriate dance attire.

Parents Campus Tour

12:00 p.m.

Information Session – Faculty members give a 30 min. information session on the goals, curriculum, and performing opportunities in the Dance Program followed by a Q & A for parents and students.

12:30 p.m.

Admissions Session / Tour of Theatre and Dance Facilities - Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts Building

Dance Student Annual Orientation and Pizza Party:

The first week of the Fall semester, the Dance Program holds a dance student orientation on Wednesday at 4pm in Melcher Gym room 230. Melcher Gym is located on Holman St between Cullen & Scott. All dance students are required to attend. The orientation serves as a meet & greet, as well as an opportunity to learn important information about the Dance Program and Dance events for the year. Mark your calendar!

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