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Acceptance to the Department of Dance as a degree-seeking student requires two steps: 1) Apply to Webster University and 2) Schedule an audition for the Department of Dance. There is no audition required for a dance minor.

Follow these simple links to start applying:

  1. Apply to Webster University
  2. Schedule a Dance Audition
  3. Prepare for your Audition

If you need assistance, please contact the Admission Events Coordinator, Patricia Baygents, in the Office of Admissions 314-246-4216 or

To schedule a Dance Audition

Dance Audition/Interview Request Form

Auditions are held on campus throughout the year and conducted in the form of a class. The classes will consist of ballet and modern techniques. The audition consists of the following:

  • An interview to discuss career goals and past history
  • Submission of a resume
  • Performance of approximately three minutes of choreography
  • Participation in both a ballet and modern technique class

Be sure to read: How to Prepare for an Audition at Webster


Talent-based scholarships up to $2,000 are available. To be considered, a student must be academically accepted, have a declared major in Dance, and complete an audition. Preference is given to those students who complete their audition by March 1. Any questions regarding scholarships can be directed to Andrew Laue, Associate Director of Fine Arts Admissions at

Audition Dates

Friday, November 5, 2021 Friday, February 4, 2022 Friday, February 25, 2022
Friday, December 10, 2021 Friday, February 18, 2022 Friday, April 22, 2022
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A Day in the Life ...

This is a sample schedule of a typical day for a Webster Dance major. This schedule is a compilation of daily dance courses a student can be enrolled in on any one day. It does not represent or include the department's entire list of practical dance courses, supplemental academic courses, or rehearsals.

8:30-9:50 a.m. Academic Course
10-11:20 a.m. Jazz
11:30 a.m.-12:50 p.m. Ballet
12:50-1 p.m. Lunch in the Dance Lounge
1-2:20 p.m. Modern
2:30-3:50 p.m. Composition
4-6:30 p.m. Break & Dinner
6:30-8:30 p.m. Rehearsal
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