Dance Auditions

To audition for the Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush, you first have to complete the School Selection Process for the School District of Philadelphia located HERE.

AUDITIONS FOR THE 2023 – 2024 SCHOOL YEAR WILL BE HELD IN PERSON.


Audition Requirements for Dance

— Students auditioning for the dance program should come prepared to participate in a one hour dance technique class that includes ballet and jazz.

— Students should be in proper dance attire, which can include any of the following;  leotards, tights, dance shorts, fitted yoga pants, sports bra or a fitted tank top or t-shirt. Be sure your hair is pulled up and tied back and no large jewelry.  For footwear, a ballet shoe, jazz shoe, spinners, dance socks, or bare feet are appropriate for the class.

— Once the group class is completed each auditionee will present a solo piece for the department and have a short interview. Prepare at least 1:00 minute of choreography of the style of dance  you feel  most confident and strong at performing, It can be any style of dance.  Make sure to bring a copy of your music ready to play. Using a cell phone is the easiest way in that our sound system can connect to any phone.

— Please bring a photo/headshot of you to the audition to turn in at the time of the interview.  The photo does not have to be a professionally produced.


FOR UPDATED INFORMATION ON AUDITIONS, CHECK BACK HERE AFTER THE SCHOOL SELECTION PROCESS CLOSES ON October 27, 2023 at 11:59pm.