Westminster Dance Program. Seeking students who dance in their dreams. Invigorating, unique, collaborative, grounded in art making, fused with digital media.

Westminster's Dance Department offers a variety of opportunities for its students. From dancing for social change to company internships, the Dance Department wants to see you thrive in an environment where you will be able to farther increase your technique with professional mentors. You will be given the change to perform in international collaborations and experience the benefits of the personal attention that a small liberal arts college like Westminster offers. Prepare to be a cultural leader, to enhance your digital skills, and open your eyes to a world that can be understood through dance and movement.

Dance Auditions

Westminster Dance will be holding auditions for the 2017–2018 school year on February 18, 2017 from 2 to 4 p.m. and will be accepting video auditions until March 10, 2017. Westminster will also be attending UDEO in March 2017.

Register for an Audition

If you have any questions please email the Westminster Dance Chair, Nina Vought, at nvought@westminstercollege.edu.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why Westminster Dance?
Do I need to audition to be accepted into the program?
How do I audition for the program?
Can I send in a video audition?
When are auditions?
How will I be notified about the results of the audition?
What are my options for visiting the Dance Department?
Are there scholarships available?
Does Westminster have an emphasis on ballet or modern dance?
Can I major in dance in addition to something else?
Are there any internship opportunities?
Is there an Arts Administration option offered?
Does Westminster have connections to any dance companies in SLC?

Courtney HeadshotCourtney Jo Cheney is currently a Sophomore pursuing a BFA in Dance at Westminster College. She began her dancing career when she was eight years old, training in contemporary, lyrical, ballet, jazz, and hip hop. As a high school senior, Courtney was awarded with and represents Brighton High as the 2015 Dance Sterling Scholar.


Indigo HeadshotIndigo Cook is a Salt Lake City native in her first semester here at Westminster, after having spent the previous two years at New York University studying classical percussion performance. She is a percussionist and dancer for Samba Fogo, an Afro-Brazilian music and dance company based in Salt Lake.


MikenzieMikenzie Parker is a second year student at Westminster college, majoring in Dance and trying her best to make it through the pre-med program. She recently helped head the creation of the Westminster Dance society on campus and is excited to watch it grow and develop. She has been dancing for over 16 years and has extensively trained in tap, jazz, ballet, modern, pointe and contemporary.


Bailey HeadshotBailey Sill is a sophomore pursuing a dance major at Westminster College. She received the majority of her training from Dance Impressions under the direction of Kandee Allen and Mallorie Johns. She has performed works by Molly Heller, José Limón, and Doug Varone. She recently performed in Westminster Theater's production of Bellwether.


Kate HeadshotKate Abbott is from Boise, Idaho and has been dancing for 14 years with most of her training in ballet and tap. She trained at Eagle Performing Arts Center for 10 years and during that time she joined a pre-professional ballet company, Idaho Regional Ballet, which she was a part of for six years. Kate is pursuing a BFA in Dance and the Pre-Physical Therapy program at Westminster College on an academic merit and dance scholarship.


Cambri HeadshotCambri Fox started dancing when she was three years old at Utah Dance Center, where she trained in ballet, tap, and jazz. She started attending Waterford Dance Academy her sophomore year of high school where she began to study modern dance while continuing her studies of ballet and pointe. Along with pursuing a BFA in Modern Dance, Cambri is also on the Pre-Medical track, and hopes to become a pediatrician.


Katelynn HeadshotKatelynn Killian is a freshman double majoring in Dance and Arts administration. Katelynn has been dancing since age 5 and studied all genres of dance. She has a fierce passion for dance and all of the benefits it provides.



Monica HeadshotMonica Long began her dance career at the age of eight, and has received extensive training in ballet, modern jazz, contemporary, pointe, tap, hip-hop, and also Latin dancing. She began training at the Utah Arts Dance Center, then went on to train at GymJam studios. As a 2016 graduate at the Academy for Math, Engineering and Science, she is now a freshman here and plans to further a career in the dance world.


Jaide HeadshotJaide Mulder has been dancing over 16 years of her life. She has been trained extensively in jazz, ballet, hip hop, modern, and contemporary. She spent most of her hours at her studio called eMotion dance, and also was an officer for her dance company at Olympus High school. She is now pursuing a dance major at Westminster College on a dance scholarship.


Nathaniel HeadshotNathaniel Woolley has danced the entirety of his 18 years of life. He trained in modern with Virginia Tanner Dance from the ages of 3 to 13. When he was 12 he began to focus his talents on theatre, while keeping his passion for dance alive through musical theatre and jazz. He is currently pursuing a double major in Theatre (BA) and Dance (BFA) at Westminster.

Current Students

Department Handbook

If you have any questions feel free to email Department Chair, Nina Vought or drop by her office in the Jewett Center for the Arts on the Westminster Campus.