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2019 Audition Tour

January 26th 9-10am: The Collins Center | Andover, MA

January 20th 12-2pm : Visceral Dance Center (Studio 3) | Chicago, IL

January 27th 12-1:30pm: Casco Bay Movers | Portland, ME

January 27th 12-2pm: University of North Carolina School of the Arts - Building 23 (Workplace Dance building studio 608) (Gray Building) | Winston-Salem, NC

February 3rd 1-3pm: Dean College (Guidrey Center in the Campus Center) | Franklin, MA

February 3rd 1-2:30pm: UMass Amherst (Totman Gym, Studio 204) | Amherst, MA

February 10th 1-3pm: Plymouth State University (Silver Center for the Arts - 114 Main Street, Plymouth, NH 03264) | Plymouth, NH

February 10th 12-2pm: Houston MET | Houston, TX

February 16th 4:30-6pm: The Hanover Theatre & Conservatory for the Performing Arts | Worcester, MA

February 17th 12-2pm: Gibney Dance Center (280 Broadway location, Studio E) | New York, NY

February 17th 10-12pm: Urbanity Dance | Boston, MA

February 23rd 1-3pm: NDI New Mexico | Albuquerque, NM

February 23rd 12-2pm: NDI New Mexico | Santa Fe, NM (CANCELLED)


Audition Details

The program is highly selective. Adjudicators are looking for strong technique, clear artistry and passion for this art form. 

Please arrive early to stretch and warm-up and fill out the audition form. A warm-up will not be provided. Head shots are not required. Please wear something that shows lines and that you feel comfortable moving in.  No footwear please - dancers should be bare foot or in light socks.

The audition incorporates aspects of ballet, modern, jazz and contemporary techniques.  Intermediate to Advanced dancers ages 11-24 are encouraged to audition. At the audition, options will be given for various ages/levels. Students may be divided into groups at the start of each audition according to age/ability.  All are welcome, and Urbanity is known for creating an encouraging, welcoming atmosphere. So come, even if for an inspiring class! 

At the audition site expect to see, and execute:

- Tendu/epaulement

- Pirouettes

- Drop Swings/C-curve

- Improvisation

- Floor work and Phrase work

Audition fee is $30, payable at the audition or online (see below). Cash, credit cards, or checks made payable to Urbanity Dance are all accepted. Pre-registration is not required, but is strongly encouraged (see form below).

We can also come to you! For studios looking to set up an audition for many of their dancers we can travel to your studio for a free two hour audition masterclass. To set up a group audition, please email Cayley at


Are video auditions accepted?

While live auditions are preferred, video auditions will be accepted until Feb 28th. Learn more about our video audition option here.


Audition Fee: $30

Audition fees can be paid in advance via paypal below, or in person day of the audition with check, cash, or card.