High School Day of Dance

Friday, November 18, 2022

High school seniors and juniors interested in pursuing dance in college -- come spend "A Day in The Life" of as a UofM Dance major. Take class, observe class, mingle with current BFA students at lunch, see current work and talk with student choreographers.

LOCATION: Registration will take place in the CFA Lobby, all events following will take place in CFA 124 and 126.


9:15-9:45am               Registration (Lobby)

9:45-10:15am             Warm-up: Jill Guyton Nee, Head of Dance

10:15-11:20am           Modern Mock Audition with Michael Medcalf, Associate Professor

10-minute break

11:30am -12:15pm    Improvisation: Wayne Smith, Dance Faculty

12:20-1:15pm            Lunch break (A pizza lunch will be provided*); 
                                  Mix n’ mingle with UofM students and Faculty; Information on BFA Dance and Dance Science degree, a special student performance, and general feedback on                                    the audition portion of the day.

1:20 - 2:20pm            Musical Theatre / Jazz: Jill Guyton Nee, Head of Dance
2:20-2:30pm              Closing/ End of day

*We cannot accommodate any food allergies or aversions. Please bring own lunch for those with dietary restrictions. We apologize for the inconvenience.

As a part of the mock audition, use this link to apply to the department prior to attending the High School Day of Dance event.

Click HERE to reserve your spot!

If you cannot join us for High School Day of Dance, please email Jill Guyton Nee (jgnee@memphis.edu) to request an alternate date for a more informal visitation. To provide you with the best experience we strongly urge you visit on Monday - Friday 10:00am – 5:00pm when classes are in-session. Please see performance dates for best dates to visit both the program and see a concert!