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Auditions for VDT Will be Sept. 13th, Ballet audition (take 10:30 am ballet class) Modern and Jazz audition combos taught by each choreographer from 1-3 in Studio C

VDT fees due $120.00 covers both fall and spring semesters, so payment is only due once.  Please make sure the studio attendants handle this transaction so that you receive a receipt and are properly entered into the system as having paid.

April 2 , 2015 Vanderbilt Dance Theatre Concert

About the Company

Vanderbilt Dance Theatre provides an exciting vehicle for performing experience at Vanderbilt University. Company members perform in faculty choreography and repertory works set by distinguished guest artists in periodic workshops and residencies.

Membership in the Vanderbilt Dance Theatre is by audition only. Company members are comprised of Vanderbilt undergraduate and graduate students, and members of the Nashville community.

VDT provides opportunities for audiences to see high-quality performances of ballet, jazz, hip hop, tap and modern dance. VDT performs on campus at the Martha Rivers Ingram Center for the Performing Arts at Blair School of Music each semester. VDT dancers participate annually in the American College Dance Festival, and in various performance venues throughout the region.

Please be sure to check the schedule to confirm all rehearsal times and days for pieces in which you wish to participate DO NOT OVERLAP.  Only audition for pieces to which you can fully commit.

Vanderbilt Dance Theatre Company 2014/15


Tuesday Contemporary Cast

Thursday Jazz Cast


Modern Cast M/W Kelvin

Maggie Boehme

Lauren Farkus

Sarah Keil

Anna McDonnel

Meghan McGill

Bridget Perry

Ketzia Pierre

Tiffani Weckerly

Sari Hoke

Hip Hop Cast

Ballet Cast (tentative please speak with Jennifer McNamara if on this list)

Ellen Gaintner
Katie Hutchinson
Maggie Boehme
Merkle Moore
Alexandra Taylor
Juliana Lehman
Anna Hayden
Tracy Derryberry
Tiffani Weckerly
Jennifer Howson
Sari Hoke
Bridget Perry
Bridget Murphy
Katie Breland
Genny Smith
Liz Eisenga
Jennifer Drake-Feltner
Kasey Lowry
Sarah Keil


Vanderbilt Dance Theatre dance pieces from 2007 and 2008

From Left to Right

“Blues:  Smoke and Fire:  Choreography by Kelvin Amburgey
Featuring Dancer:  Schwannah McCarthy, Vanderbilt Law School Graduate

“…Just Let Go” Choreographed by Thomas Shoemaker
Featuring Dancer:  Jennifer McNamara, Vanderbilt Dance Program Instructor

“Caravan” Choreographed by Thomas Shoemaker Featuring Dancer:  Alana Takeuchi, Vanderbilt Alumna

All Photgraphy by Martin O’Connor, Copyright 2007, 2008

Vanderbilt Dance Theatre dance pieces from 2007 and 2008