Undergraduate study in Dance Studies

In the BDanceSt, you’ll grow as an educator, performer, choreographer and researcher. We focus on contemporary, cultural and community dance, interacting with different dance forms and working with people of all ages and abilities.

Full programme details

For comperehensive inforamtion, see the Bachelor of Dance Studies programme page.

Group audition workshop

The audition includes a 1–2 hour movement exploration workshop followed by a group discussion. No set pieces are required for the audition. You will receive an invitation to register for an audition, held in Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch*.

Audition dates and locations:

  • Auckland: 19 September and 28 November, 10am–1pm, Kenneth Myers Centre, 74 Shortland St, Auckland (Applicants only need to attend one day.)
  • Christchurch: 9 September, 4–6pm, Dance Hall, Burnside High School, 151 Greers Road** (See detailed directions below.)
  • Wellington: 10 September, 4–6pm, Tarrant Dance Studios, 125 Cuba St, Wellington

* Alternative arrangements may be made for applicants who are unable to attend the group session. If you have queries, email info-creative@auckland.ac.nz

** The entry to the area where the Dance Hall is on Greers Road. Heading north along Greers Road, you drive past the main entrance and enter through the second entrance on the left. You then drive past the school pool (on your right), through the basketball courts and past the Hunter Gym and the "Hall" or Dance Hall is on the right.