Admissions and Auditions

Take your first steps with an application for admission and a dance audition.

Your dance career starts here with your application for admission to Adelphi. The Office of University Admissions, encourages you to read our frequently asked questions, learn about financial aid and scholarships and complete and submit an application.

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Ballet dancer poses during practice at Adelphi University

Your admission to our highly selective dance program is by audition. You will be required to:

  • Take a 90-minute ballet class
  • Take a 90-minute modern dance class
  • Perform a two- to three-minute solo to the music of your choice

Your audition will also determine whether you’ll receive one of our several talent scholarshipsAll auditions are by appointment only

The audition process for a dance major or minor involves participating in a ballet and modern technique class with our current dance students, Monday through Friday. Our faculty members periodically hold off-campus recruitment auditions as well.

For further information about the audition process, please contact Beverly Frisk-Fox at 516.877.4250 or

Off-Campus Recruitment Dates

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Financial Aid and Scholarships

Several departmental scholarships are available for dance students.

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For further information, please contact:

Office of University Admissions
p – 800.ADELPHI
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