UDC Auditions

Student dancers in rehearsal

Fall 2022

Theatre & Dance Rally

Sunday, August 21, 4:00 p.m.
Crafton-Preyer Theatre, Murphy Hall

The annual kickoff to the University Theatre/University Dance Company Season. Audition workshop led by Michelle Heffner Hayes & Markus Potter immediately follows for those interested.

University Dance Company

Performance Dates: November 11, 12, 13, 2022

Audition Dates:

  • Thursday, Aug 26, 5:30 p.m. - Auditions for Ashley Brittingham, James Moreno, & Maya Tillman-Rayton
  • Saturday, Sept 10, 12:00 p.m. - Auditions for guest choreographic fellow Michael Waldrop
  • All auditions held in 242 Robinson

Rehearsal Schedules:

  • Ashley Brittingham: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
  • James Moreno: Mondays & Wednesdays, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
  • Maya Tillman-Rayton: Fridays & Saturdays, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. & Sundays, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
  • Michael Waldrop: September 12-23, Mondays - Fridays, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. & 3 hours on Saturdays & Sundays, times to be decided based on cast availability
  • Faculty rehearsals begin August 29. Technical/Dress Rehearsals begin November 3.

Audition sign-up (via acceptd) - You will need to create a free profile on acceptd if you do not already have one. Choose "Fall 2022 UDC Auditions" from the drop-down menu and follow all the prompts to register. Registration is scheduled to begin by August 1. Visit Auditions FAQ for important information on how to prepare for your audition.

Chicago Career Week

We will take ten students to Chicago October 9-15 for a week of classes and networking. Students will be in residence at the Joel Hall Dance Company (JHDC).They will learn a piece of JHDC rep from Jacqueline Sinclair and William Gill, the Artistic and Assistant Director and perform it in the Fall Dance Concert. Weekly rehearsals after October 15 based on cast availability.

The students are selected through an application process. Applications will be made available first week of classes.

If you have any questions regarding dance auditions please contact kudance@ku.edu. For questions about theatre auditions or about using the Acceptd platform, please contact Jim Dick at jldick@ku.edu.

Join Us!

University Dance Company Auditions are open to all students of every major. We welcome and encourage students of all races, ethnicities, genders, sexualities, and abilities to audition. Students must be enrolled in a dance technique class in order to be a member of the UDC.