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University Dance Theatre Auditions and Dance Open House

January 13, 2020

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MACOMB, IL – The University Dance Theatre will host company auditions Thursday, Jan. 16. Registration begins at 4:30 p.m. and auditions begin at 5 p.m. Auditions will be held in Brophy Hall, 200.

If unable to attend company auditions on Jan. 16, casting auditions will also take place Thursday, January 23. Registration begins at 4:30 p.m. and auditions will begin at 5 p.m.

The University Dance Theatre is a student run organization that performs and produces up to four dance concerts a year, with a main-stage concert and a showcase concert each semester. These performances include faculty, student and guest artist pieces; these casts will be determined at the casting audition at 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23.

This week, University Dance Theatre will also host an open house on Saturday, Jan. 18, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in Brophy Hall 200. Students will be introduced to the dance minor, University Dance Theatre, and other dance organizations at WIU. The open house will consist of free 30-minute workshops to introduce a variety of dance styles. The workshops are taught by WIU Dance faculty including:

• 11-11:30 a.m.: Hip Hop with Jacey
• 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Modern with Heidi
• 12:30-1 p.m.: Majorette with Nicari
• 1-1:30 p.m.: Swing Dance with Luis
• 1:30-2 p.m.: Jazz with Adriana

Snacks and water will be provided to attendees. For more information, contact Heidi Clemmens,, Lara Petrin,, or Jacey Jones,

Posted By: Hayley Porter (
Office of University Relations