2023 Upstate ED Dance Audition Information
Upstate Early Decision Dance auditions for registered applicants will be held in Greenville on Saturday, November 4, 2023 on the SCGSAH Campus. Please be sure to view the Dance Audition Details below, as well as the Upstate Location Information for directions & parking. For arrival times, please see the Audition Schedule below.
If you have any questions, please contact the Admissions team at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you!
Should you have questions about the schedule or audition, please contact the Admissions team at the email address listed above.
8:00 - 8:30 am: Registration
8:30 - 10:00 am: Ballet Class (Ballet and Modern Track combined)
10:05 - 11:05 am: Modern Class (Ballet and Modern Track combined)
11:05 - 11:20 am: Improvisation/Modern Session
11:25 am - 1:00 pm: Solos & Interviews*
*The interview portion of the day may end sooner depending on the final roster for this location.
- Dance Audition Details
Dancers will participate in a ballet class, modern class, perform a prepared solo (Residential High School candidates only), and attend an interview (individual for RHS applicants; small groups for summer applicants). Be sure to review the audition requirements for the Residential High School or Summer Program.
Dance Attire for Auditions
Females: black leotards, convertible pink or skin-colored tights, and ballet shoes. For the modern class, applicants must be barefoot (rolled up convertible tights).
Males: black t-shirts, dance belts, black convertible tights with black shoes or with white socks and white shoes. For the modern class, applicants must be barefoot (rolled up convertible tights).
Music for Auditions
Please arrive early to best prepare for your audition. If you are applying to the Residential High School, you must bring a recording of the music for your solo. The recording can be in CD format, on an iPhone, or other digital formats.
Please arrive early to best prepare for your audition. If you are applying to the Residential High School, you must bring a recording of the music for your solo.
On audition day, enter through the front of the venue. Appropriate signage will direct you to check-in.
Check-in and registration will begin 30-minutes prior to the audition time. You must check-in to receive your specific audition number.
- Upstate Location Information
SC Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities
15 University Street
Greenville, SC 29601
Greenville, SC is located in Greenville County at the end of Interstate
385 and off Highways 123, 29 and 183.
Parking will be available either on the SCGSAH campus or in the County
Square parking lot, located adjacent to our campus.
Campus Tour & Information Session
A self-guided tour will be available from 1:00-2:30 p.m. during Go Govie!
Day, our annual open house. You will meet members of our campus
community at various spots along the way during your tour, including
faculty, staff, and students.
Information sessions about the school, academics and the dance program
will be given during Go Govie! Day. For more information go to
Running Late or Inclement Weather
If you are running late, or in the event of inclement weather, please call
Iris Tetsch, Dance Liaison, at 864.436.4041.
If an emergency arises and you cannot attend your audition, contact
Iris Tetsch as soon as possible at 864.436.4041 or
email@example.com. Indicate the student’s name and the type of
emergency in your message. She will get back with you the next business
NOTE: Auditions will only be rescheduled in cases of emergency.