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2024 Audition Opportunities

Intermediate to advanced dancers sixth grade and up can audition for summer programs at national, regional and local dance organizations as well as college and university dance programs. Dancers must pre-register for these auditions through Festival registration and complete an Audition Form. This unique audition opportunity can be added to a Festival Package registration (space permitting) at no additional cost. Registration is first come, first served, so be sure to register early!



All auditions will be held on Friday, January 19, 2024 at Alabama School of Fine Arts, 1800 Reverend Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd, Birmingham, AL, 35203 .

2024 SUMMER INTENSIVES Purple (HS Srs + Beyond) Red (9-11th grades) Green (6-8th grades) Scholarships Available?
Alabama Ballet
June 3-29
X Yes
Alabama Dance Academy
July 8 – Aug 2
X X Yes
Alabama Youth Ballet Theatre, Luba Gulyaeva’s Summer Intensive
June 9-21
X X Yes
Alabama State University Summer Dance Program
July TBD
X X X Yes
American Dance Festival
June 13-July 13 for ages 18+
July 14-July 27 for ages 13-17
X X X Yes
Andalusia Ballet
June 24-29
X Yes
Brenau University
Summer Dance Intensive June 3-21
Emerging Choreographer’s Workshop May 28-June 1
X X X Yes
Broadway Dance Center
GREEN TRACK: Summer Intensive Sessions July 13,14, 20, or 21
RED TRACK: Junior Training Programs July 8-19 or July 22-Aug 2
PURPLE TRACK: Summer Training Programs June 17-28; July 8-19; or July 22-Aug 2
PURPLE TRACK: Independent Training Programs and Professional Semesters
X X X Yes
Chloe and Maud Foundation
(One partial scholarship for a student to attend either DC Tap Festival or Hollywood Tap Festival)
X X X Yes
Debbie Allen Dance Academy
June 24-July 20 Los Angeles, CA
June 17-29 Atlanta, GA
July 15-27 Detroit, MI
Florida Southern College Summer Dance Intensive
July 15-19
X X Yes
FSU School of Dance Summer Intensive Dance Workshop
June 16-29
X Yes
Gradient Dance Theater & Community presenting LINES Exploration Lab
March 22-23
X X X Yes
GUS® | Original Gus Giordano Dance School
College & Pro Intensive July 5-26
Pre-Pro Intensive July 8-26
Jazz Intensive July 22-26
X X X Yes
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
Teen Create Intensive June 24-July 12
Teen Rep Intensive July 15-Aug 2
Create Intensive June 10-July 3
Explore Intensive July 8 – Aug 2
Mobile Ballet
June 3-21
X X X Yes
Montgomery Ballet
June 27-30
X X X Yes
Peridance Center
Global Summer Dance July 1-13
PCDC Summer Intensive Aug 16-25
X X X Yes
Italy Program, 
July 12-26
The Ailey School
June 24-July 19 for ages 12-15
June 24-July 26 for ages 16+
X X X Yes
Troy University Summer Spotlight Performance Intensive
July 21-27
X Yes
Western Kentucky University Summer Dance Intensive
July 21-27
X X X Yes


COLLEGE DANCE PROGRAMS Purple (HS Srs + Beyond) Red (9-11th grades) Awarding Scholarships?
Alabama State University X X
Belhaven University Dance Department X X Yes
Brenau University X X Yes
Florida Southern College Dance Program X X Yes
Kennesaw State University X X Yes
Middle Tennessee State University X X
Peridance Center (Certificate Program) X X Yes
Samford Dance Company X X
The Ailey School (Independent Study Program, Certificate Program) X X
The University of Southern Mississippi X X Yes
Wallace State College Dance X X Yes
Western Kentucky University X X Yes
George Mason University X
University of Alabama Dance Program X
University of Memphis X
Troy University X


(HS Srs + Beyond)
Southern DanceWorks X
Montgomery Ballet, Trainee Positions X

Interested in recruiting for your Summer Intensive or College program at the Alabama Dance Festival? Email .