Undergraduate Admission & Auditions

Your application to attend the University of Utah must be been submitted prior to your audition and prior to December 1 (November 1 for Honors) to be considered for all University-wide scholarships and financial aid. Visit the Office of Admissions. Although recommended, you do not need to be accepted to the University in order to audition. To schedule a tour, please read more about different dates and options. 

Apply & Audition

In addition to your application to the University, you also must separately apply to the Ballet Program.

In order for your application to be complete, you must complete the following steps:
1. Apply to Audition
2. Pay Your Audition Fee
3. Apply for Scholarships

Applications without payment will not be processed.

  • You must pre-apply to attend an in-person audition. At our Salt Lake City auditions, applications will still be accepted the day of the audition, but with a late fee of $10.
  • For applicants who are not available to attend an in-person audition either on campus or at one of our national locations, you may audition via video. Video Applications are due by Midnight on Monday, 2/10/2020 NO LATE VIDEO APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.. pdfView the video requirements. (If auditioning via video, you still must complete our online audition application. You will submit your video there.)
  • When flying to Utah please book your return trip so that you do not need to be to the airport any earlier than 4:00 PM on the day of the audition.
  • Registration for auditions will take place in the foyer of the Marriott Center for Dance 1 hour prior to the audition start time.
  • The audition will consist of a ballet technique class, a pointe or men's class, and a brief interview with faculty members.
  • All audition participants will be considered for acceptance to the Division of Ballet and for scholarships, as well as the Summer Ballet Intensive.)

Salt Lake City Audition Dates

Saturday, July 6, 2019  |  Marriott Center for Dance
Check-in 2:00 pm
Pre-registration is required
*Auditionees are not required to apply to the University of Utah prior to the 7/7 Audition.

Saturday, November 9, 2019 | Marriott Center for Dance
Check-in 8:00 am
Pre-registration is required

Saturday, February 15, 2020 | Marriott Center for Dance
Check-in 8:00 am
Pre-registration is required

National Audition Dates

TBD | Memphis
Location - Tennessee Association Dance
Murfreesboro, TN 37133

TBD | Orange County
Location - Orange County Dance Center
16161 Springdale St #101,
Huntington Beach, CA 92649
714- 846-0215

TBD  | Chicago
Location- Ballet Chicago 
17 N. State Street,19th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602

TBD | Torrington
Location- Nutmeg Conservatory
58 Main St, Torrington, CT 06790

TBD | Nashville
Location: School of Nashville Ballet
3630 Redmon Street, Nashville, TN 37209

Location: The Kirov Ballet Academy
4301 Harewood Road, NE, Washington, DC 20017-1558
 | 202 - 832 - 1087

TBD | Seattle
Location: Pacific Northwest Ballet
301 Mercer St, Seattle, WA 98109

TBD | San Francisco
Location: Alonzo King LINES Ballet | Dance Center
26 Seventh Street San Francisco, CA 94103


Summer Intensive 2019

Spend four amazing weeks working with internationally recognized faculty and guest artists. Take advantage of this opportunity to meet choreographers and dancers from across the nation and the world, and explore the beautiful Utah outdoors.
University of Utah Summer Intensive Information

Beginning 2019 the University of Utah proudly offers the International Ballet Summer Intensive. IBSI will provide a world-class training experience with faculty from premiere ballet companies from across the globe, housed in state-of-the-art studios at the University of Utah Asia Campus in Incheon Korea.
International Ballet Summer Intensive Information

Visit Us

Schedule a tour of the Marriott Center for Dance and/or the University of Utah

Tours available at 9 am on Fridays.