Dance Program Auditions 

Dance program students in performance

In order to become a Dance Major, a dancer must complete one of our Dance Entrance Auditions.  We are planning to conduct our Dance Major Entrance Auditions in person on campus.

Remember that once you have applied the university you will need to set up your portal account. Many important communications will be coming to you and that is the university’s only method used. They will be contacting you through your portal, please check in there regularly.  

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Dance Program audition dates:

ADD: All auditions for admission into Fall 2023 have been completed.
IMPORTANT: For those students already enrolled on campus, or that will begin studies at CSUF in Fall 2023, who wish to audition for the Dance Program to add the B.A. in Dance major, YOU MUST contact Alvin Rangel-Alvarado if interested in attending. This audition will take place the first week of classes at CSUF, we will send information once date and time are determined.

Additional Information

Admittance into the Department of Dance programs (Bachelor of Arts in Dance,) includes applying to CSU, Fullerton and passing a live dance audition. The Dance Audition will take place in Clayes Performing Arts Center (CPAC) Studio 272.  Park in the Nutwood Parking Structure on campus at the corner of Nutwood and State College (parking is free on Saturdays).

The audition process consists of a Modern/Contemporary warm-up and across the floor phrase work, Ballet Center phrases and allegro, and a scripted Improvisation. Registration Check-In will take place one hour before the audition begins. Upon receipt of your application, you will be notified by email confirming your audition date. We will do our best to accommodate your first-choice audition date. The cut-off date for accepting applications will be two days prior to the audition or until the audition is full.
Upon application to CSU Fullerton, you will receive a Campus Wide ID number (CWID), an email address and access to your campus portal. This is the direct line of communication for important information regarding your status, registration, deadlines and orientation. Please also access this link frequently for updated information.

Out-of-state applicants may submit an audition video, though we highly encourage in-person auditions.  Students must first apply to the university, then submit their VIDEO Audition.

See criteria for Video Audition Submission: 
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For more information, please contact Alvin Rangel-Alvarado, Dance Program Director.

Your admission into the dance program is contingent on acceptance into CSU Fullerton.
For more information please contact Alvin Rangel-Alvarado, Dance Program Director.
Your admission into the dance program is contingent on acceptance into CSU Fullerton.

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