MSA prepares for dance auditions

Published 10:34 am Thursday, April 2, 2015

The Mississippi School of the Arts will be holding additional auditions for the Dance Department only on April 20.

Applications are due April 10.  Students in the dance program at MSA apply ballet, modern and choreography to their daily routine.  The process for admission includes application, audition and interview. Accepted students attend their junior and senior years at MSA. If you know of students currently in the 10th grade who might be interested in dance, please let them know about this one-time opportunity. Applications are available on our website,, or by calling 601-823-1300.

MSA is a public statewide eleventh and twelfth grade residential high school located on the Historic Whitworth College campus. Annually, MSA enrolls approximately 145 students who meet and exceed the traditional Mississippi high school curriculum by receiving intensive instruction in dance, literary arts, theatre, visual arts and vocal music. The graduating class of 2014 received $5.8 million in college scholarship offers. Students interested in MSA apply their sophomore year. Qualified students attend an onsite audition process.

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Applications are available online  or can be requested over the phone. Application deadline for the April audition is April 10. For more information, call 601-823-1300 or e-mail