Division of Dance

Texas State Dance

Success Starts Here

Texas State Division of Dance provides a holistic approach to dance education through rigorous training in technique, performance, choreography, and pedagogy, while cultivating individual creative potential.

Audition Information

Applications open:
August 2, 2024 (spring & fall '25)
January 3, 2025 (fall '25)

Application deadlines:
September 28, 2024 (spring & fall '25)
February 22, 2025 (fall '25)

Live audition dates:
October 5, 2024 (spring & fall '25)
March 1, 2025 (fall '25)

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Current Season

Texas State Dance performs several shows each season with 2-3 shows in the fall and 4-5 in the spring.

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The Division of Dance

The Dance Division at Texas State was founded and fostered by Dr. Joan Hays (Dance Division Director from 1973-2003).  Dr. Hays decided to base the program in the aesthetic philosophies and technical principles of modern dance pioneer, Erick Hawkins. 

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