Class of 2024 seniors were offered Dance Degree Program scholarships from the following colleges and universities world-wide:

  • Columbia College
  • Dean College
  • George Mason University
  • Rutgers University
  • Goucher College
  • Peabody Conservatory of The Johns Hopkins University
  • University of Arts
  • University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette
  • Long Island University
  • New World School of Arts
  • Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
  • Belhaven University
  • University of Southern Mississippi
  • Montclair State University
  • Arizona State University
  • DeSales University
  • The University of Southern Mississippi
  • Dean College

 Total offerings to date: $1,141,000.00 


Core Curriculum

  • Ballet I, II
  • Modern I, II
  • Improvisation I, II
  • Composition I, II
  • Senior Focus

Audition Requirements

  • Applicants will come with a prepared 60-second solo in any dance genre.
  • Applicants should prepare to introduce themselves and their solo.
  • Prior to the audition day, applicants must submit a link or uploaded MP3 file of solo music (no lyrics allowed).
  • No costumes allowed.

The following will take place with guidance on the day of audition:

  • Two short classes involving a ballet barre and a modern center floor. A dance professional will demonstrate all dance combinations.
  • Applicants must wear dance attire–neutral-colored leotard, convertible tights, ballet shoes, leggings for modern class, hair ballet bun, no jewelry, bring water bottle.

Apply to Audition

News & Events

MSA Dance Students Perform at 2023 Fini Dance Festival in Italy

Fini Dance in Italy was born from Antonio Fini’s desire to bring an American Summer Dance Intensive to Italy. The festival is a meeting of artists and young people who want toRead More…

Training the Next Generation at Mississippi School of the Arts

The Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) opened its doors for the first time in 2002 with three arts disciplines – theatre, vocal, and visual art. Over the years, new programs wereRead More…

More News Highlights

Artistic Instructor

When our students go on to the university level, our goal is that they’re a year ahead of their peers, sometimes two.


An MSA Partnership

See other arts disciplines:

Literary Visual Vocal Music Theatre Media/Film