Auditions are open to the public, absolute beginning to advanced levels ages 8-18, for our extensive Summer Program. National and International applicants should follow digital instructions (link at the bottom of this page)

These auditions are required for acceptance to:

1) International Summer Dance Intensive, Beginning through Advanced levels (June 4-15 and/or Aug 6-17 2018). Six levels total. Intensive Details »

2) Direct From Broadway! Musical Theatre Intensive and summer-long Broadway Camps, Beginning through Advanced levels (July 30-Aug 3).  Intensive Details »

They will also serve as an audition for:

3) TDC Year-Round Pre-Professional Training Program (part-time, or full-time with academics). Learn More »

April 22 | May 6

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm | Dancers ages 8 – 10

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm | Dancers ages 11 – 13

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm | Dancers ages 14 – 18

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm | Singers + Actors ages 8 – 18

Bring headshot, resume, audition fee of $35 (CC or check to The Dallas Conservatory). Pre-registration highly recommended. Email [email protected] to pre-register.

For more info about Summer Intensives Intensive Details »


Dancers: Wear black leotard, pink transition tights, ballet shoes, and a ballet bun. Bring pointe, jazz, contemporary and tap shoes if applicable. You may also present up to 2 songs and 2 monologues later in the day, at the singer/actor call.

Singers: Wear attire you can move in. You may present up to 2 monologues and 2 songs, though you may be cut off at 16 bars or one minute depending on time constraints. An accompanist will be provided.  Please bring sheet music.  You may also bring a track, though sheet music is preferred.

If unable to attend auditions, please inquire for a personal placement appointment, or follow digital audition instructions below.

We invite you to submit a DVD or YouTube link of 5-10 minutes including:
Dancers 8-18:

  • barre work taken from the front and side (pliés, tendu, ronde jambe, développé);
  • center (adagio, petit and grand allegro with grand allegro including pirouettes), and
  • a solo if you have one in classical, jazz and/or contemporary
  • scales/vocalizing showing full range (30 seconds)
  • 1 song of your choice (32 bars only)
  • 1 60-second monologue
  • you may include a video link to any performance footage you have, or sing another song, 32 bars.
  • a 30-60 second dance to a musical theatre song (can be improvised)
    YouTube Submission: You may transfer audition material to a private YouTube link and send with digital resume and headshot to [email protected] Subject Title: (Name) TDC Summer 2018 Audition.

DVD Submission: Send with resume and headshot to The Dallas Conservatory, Attn: Director, 7979 Inwood Road Suite 201, Dallas TX 75209

To be certain your digital submission was received; please follow up by writing an email to [email protected] one week after sending to request status.

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