Dance Discover Day

Because dance auditions are held on Saturday, there will be a separate Dance Discover Day on Friday, November 13, 2020.

Do you have a passion to make an impact in this world using the gift of dance? Belhaven’s dance program provides rigorous technical training, numerous performance opportunities, individualized instruction, and focused career preparation. A committed team of experienced faculty teaches dance with a Christ-centered approach. The faculty invite prospective students to explore life at the Belhaven University Dance Department in our state-of-the-art facility during Dance Discover Day. Come meet instructors and students who will eagerly share their experiences of our unique program and studies in dance. Register below; please call the admission office at 800-960-5940 for more information.


  • In order to register for auditions, you must review the audition requirements and contact the Administrative Assistant for Dance, at 601-965-1400. Dance auditions will be held on Saturday, November 14, 2020.

Tentative Schedule:

Friday, November 13, 2020 – Dance Discover Day

8:00 a.m.Check-in at Bitsy Irby Visual Arts and Dance Center
8:15 a.m.Welcome
9:00 a.m.Observe Ballet Technique
10:30 a.m.Campus Tour in small groups
12:00 p.m.Financial Aid Overview
12:15 p.m.Admission Overview
12:30 p.m.Lunch
1:30 p.m.Q&A with Dance Faculty
2:30 p.m.Fall Dance Concert in Studio Theatre (Private showing for prospective students and their families)

Saturday, November 14, 2020 – Dance Auditions

8:00 a.m.Registration at Bitsy-Irby Visual Arts and Dance Center, 2nd floor
8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.Dance Audition
*The audition begins with a modern/contemporary warm-up followed by ballet technique with an optional pointe portion. Then, you will learn original choreography from dance faculty designed to highlight your strengths and potential. Please see attire guidelines below.
12:30 p.m.Informational Meeting and Q&A with dance faculty in Studio 4 (all auditionees and their families are invited)
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.Small group meet-and-greet (auditionees with dance faculty)

Registration Information: