Studio Scheduling

Department of Dance
Studio Reservation Policy

ALL REQUESTS may only be made at: Dance Studio Request Form. A confirmation for faculty will be sent within 48 hours. A confirmation for Graduate and Undergraduate requests will be sent by Friday at 5pm.

Semester length studio requests and weekly studio requests.

  • Semester length studio requests, submitted to Dance Administrative Coordinator via the Dance Studio Request Form are accepted for:  Classes, Youth Ballet, and Arts Share.
  • Semester length studio requests, submitted to the Production Stage Manager via the Dance Studio Request Form, are accepted for:  Gala, DIC, and Faculty or Faculty/Grad.
  • Semester length studio requests for Graduate (non-Thesis) students and Graduate Thesis Concert students are submitted to the studio scheduler via the Dance Studio Request Form.
  • All other studio requests (not indicated above) must submit requests on a weekly basis to the studio scheduler via the Dance Studio Request Form.     

I. Rehearsal Time Allotments:

The weekly rehearsal time allotment for individuals is indicated below.

  • Faculty – non Concert Projects                         Limit 4 Hours per week
  • Faculty – Fac/Grad                                          Limit 6 hours per week per piece
  • Graduate Students – non Thesis                       Limit 6 Hours per week
  • Graduate Students – Thesis                             Limit 6 Hours per week per piece
  • Senior and Junior Dance Majors                       Limit 4 hours per week
  • Sophomore/Freshmen Dance Majors              Limit 3 hours per week
  • Others enrolled in Dance Department               Limit 2 hours per week


II. Semester Length (non-academic) Studio Requests:

  • Please use the Dance Studio Request Form for the following semester length studio requests:
    • DIC:  1st week of classes (after DIC auditions)
    • Faculty:  Last week of October (after Faculty auditions)
  • Thesis:  Please use the Dance Studio Request Form for all fall requests. The Studio Scheduler will hold a scheduling meeting with all Thesis students in November. At this time, Thesis students will make semester long requests for the spring.
  • Grad student semester long requests: Please use the Dance Studio Request Form. A semester long requests ends at each semester.  Example: your fall recurring request ends in December.
    • Once a Grad student makes a semester long request, it cannot be changed.  However, the grad students can barter amongst themselves if they would like to switch times with each other.
    • Grad students can continue to make weekly requests, in addition to their semester long request, as long as it does not exceed their 6 weekly rehearsal hour limit.


III. Weekly Studio Requests:

  • Individuals wishing to make a weekly studio request (i.e. any request that is not included under the semester length category) must submit their requests at Dance Studio Request Form
  • The deadline to request a rehearsal studio is Thursday at 3pm for the following week in which you are requesting.  The week is Sunday to Saturday.
  • Weekly requests will be honored based on the following system of preference:
    • Department Productions (Gala, DIC, Thesis, etc), Class/Required projects, UIYB, Pieces for Adjudication, Independent or outside projects.


IV. Space Place Rehearsal Requests:


V. Studio Schedule Posting:

  • Complete Studio schedules will be available on Ad Astra by 5pm on the Friday for the following weekly schedule.
  • A confirmation will be sent to the requesting individual on Fridays by 5pm.

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