Audition Guide & Rubrics


Auditions can be stressful – but they don’t have to be! The Holistic Guide to Dance Auditions is designed to help dance teachers, studio owners, program directors, and choreographers successfully adjudicate auditions and tryouts for performance companies, school dance programs, competition teams, individual dance pieces, and upper level class placements. The two-part guide includes strategies for planning an inclusive audition experience, tips for pulling it off successfully, and customizable rubrics, scoresheets, and forms.

Resources from The Holistic Dance Teacher Collection have been used by hundreds of dance educators in over 20 countries, with over a thousand products sold in under 2 years! 

Sample pages from The Dance Audition Guide:




Take the guess work out of auditions with this newly revised and professionally edited guide, designed to help you plan auditions that are welcoming, safe, and productive for all!

This two part guide includes everything you need to plan and host amazing auditions for performance companies, school dance programs, competition teams, individual dance pieces, and upper level class placements.

Part one includes ideas for creating a positive audition culture and strategies for adjudicating auditionees holistically, with equal emphasis on technique, artistry, and the vital social-emotional skills that are necessary for successful companies, teams, and productions!

Part two includes an audition planner, audition registration form, scoresheets, and 3 rubrics to help judges adjudicate the dancers based on their technique, artistry, and social-emotional skills like responsibility, grit, and empathy. The planner, rubrics, and forms can be printed and handwritten, or you can follow the link in the document to create your own editable, fully customizable version online.

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This resource is also available as part of The Holistic Dance Studio Owner/Program Director Bundle, with resources to help streamline your workload and foster a more positive studio culture. Get the full collection and save!


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