CityDance Auditions

CityDance Auditions are held each year on the Saturday after labor day. Children age 7-12 years old are invited to participate. Students must attend Jackson Public Schools to be accepted in the program.

2023 CityDance Audition Information:

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CityDance Auditions will be held on Saturday, September 9th, 2023. ALL students will be required to audition in person on September 9th. Auditions are open to boys and girls who are ages 7 to 12, and no dance experience is required. Children must be 7 years old by September 9th, no exceptions. 12-year-olds must have completed the CityDance program in a prior year. Selection is based on flexibility, rhythm, and the ability to follow dance instructions.


Saturday, September 9, 2023


9:00 am 7-8 year olds

10:00 am 9-10 year olds

11:00 am 11-12 year olds

11:30 am Boys Audition


Mississippi Arts Center

201 E Pascagoula St.

Jackson, Mississippi 39201

What to wear:   

Comfortable shorts, leggings, t-shirt, and socks. NO costumes

Save time by completing Pre-registration!

All classes will be held on Tuesday or Thursday afternoons.  The day and time of your child’s ballet class will be determined by their level placement at auditions.  Level 1 and Level 2 classes are held once a week for one hour per class.  Level 3 classes meet twice a week for one hour and 15 minutes each class.  There will be a spring recital in May 2024.  All dancewear and shoes are provided free of charge.

Interested in learning more about the program? Read about our 2021-2022 CityDance year here! Questions? Contact us at

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