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Hollins University
Graduate Center
PO Box 9603
Roanoke, VA 24020-1603
(540) 362-6575
(540) 362-6288 (Fax)

Admission requirements

Application deadline: December 1

The admission process is highly selective. For low-residency acceptance, applicants must be mature, mid-career working artists. A bachelor's degree (with an undergraduate major in dance) or equivalent dance experience is required.

Applicants are asked to submit:
  • an application form and $40 processing fee
  • official transcripts of academic work
  • DVD of selected works (maximum length-12 minutes). Please also include a content page listing the title of work, name of the choreographyer, name of music and composer (if applicable), and performers. If the applicant is a performer in a group work, please scribe designation in some way. DVDs must play on a standard U.S. DVD player.
  • at least three current letters of recommendation
  • resume of experience
  • artist's statement (this should include artistic goals for the period of study)
  • application for fellowship (This form must be submitted at the time of application from those who are interested in receiving financial assistance). This application is available as a PDF.