Online Theatre Audition Form - You must fill out this form to schedule an audition.
Admission to programs of study in the Department of Theatre are by audition only. Auditions for the Theatre Arts progam consist of two contrasting monologues one minute in length. Students auditioning for the Musical Theatre program must present a musical theatre song and a one-minute monologue. Musical Theatre students must bring sheet music in their chosen key as an accompanist will be provided (a CD or MP3 will suffice).
All auditions will involve an interview with Theatre faculty and a question-and-answer session.
Auditions for the program are conducted four to five times per year.
In addition to University application procedures, if you would like to pursue one of the tracks in the Cinema Television Program, you must file an application with the School of Communication and Media.
Please submit a personal statement of approximately 750 words. The first two-thirds of this statement should state in detail why you are seeking training for a career in the entertainment industry. You can use the final third of your personal statement to outline your history of creative accomplishments.
For admission to the Film Production and Television Production tracks, we recommend you submit a portfolio of your creative work, which may include materials such as screenplays, stage plays, photographic work, etc. However, any video or film project, especially those in narrative form, will strengthen your candidacy. We accept such projects on DVD and VHS or mini-DV video formats only.
For the Screen Acting track, you must comply with the auditioning process as stipulated by the Admission Requirements of the Theatre Program. Please contact us for more information.
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