Apply to the School of Theatre Arts and Dance

Admission to all majors within the School of Theatre Arts and Dance requires additional steps beyond the UNC application.

Application requirements may include an audition, interview, or essay. We conduct auditions on campus, at various thespian festivals and events around the country, and through video submission. Learn more about our application process below.

Questions?

Melanie Poston
Recruitment Coordinator
(970) 351-1921
melanie.poston@unco.edu

2016-2017 Admission Information

To learn more about admission to the School of Theatre Arts and Dance, please review the progam information below.

Acting

Fall 2017 Application Closed

The final deadline for all Acting program auditions has passed. Check back in August for Fall 2018 audition information.

Design and Technology

Accepting Applications

Design and Technology applications are still being accepted on a space-available basis. To learn more, please contact Dr. Anne Toewe, head of Design and Technology, at anne.toewe@unco.edu.

Musical Theatre

Fall 2017 Application Closed

The final deadline for all Musical Theatre program auditions has passed. Check back in August for Fall 2018 audition information.

Theatre Education

Accepting Applications

Theatre Education applications for Fall 2017 admission will be accepted until April 1st, 2017.

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Theatre Studies

Accepting Applications

The priorty application for Fall 2017 admission to Theatre Studies is March 15th, though applications will be accepted on a space-available basis until May 15th, 2017.

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2016-2017 Application Requirements
  • Acting

    Application Requirements

    • Resume
    • Two Letters of Recommendation
    • Headshot
    • Two Minute Audition

    Audition Requirements

    • Two contrasting monologues not to exceed two minutes total
  • Design and Technology

    Application Requirements

    • Resume
    • Two to Three Letters of Recommendation
    • Copy of Transcript
    • Portfolio (if available)
    • 15-Minute Interview

    Interview Requirements

    • Design Portfolio Presentation (if available)
    • Review of Transcript
  • Musical Theatre

    Application Requirements

    • Resume
    • Two Letters of Recommendation
    • Headshot
    • Four Minute Audition

    Audition Requirements

    • 16-32 bars each from two songs of your choice (at least one piece must be musical theatre)
    • 30-second to one-minute monologue
    • Optional: If you are a dancer, you may include a short dance in your allotted audition time

    An accompanist will be provided.

  • Theatre Education

    Application Requirements

    Interview Requirements

    • 15-Minute Interview with Faculty
    • Review of Transcript

    Don't forget to take a look at the Supplemental Application Questions before beginning your application!

  • Theatre Studies

    Application Requirements

    • Resume
    • Two Letters of Recommendation
    • A 300 word typewritten essay describing your passion for the art of theatre and any future career goals
Scholarship Auditions

If you have been admitted to the School of Theatre Arts and Dance and wish to inquire about scholarship opportunities, please contact Melanie Poston at melanie.poston@unco.edu.

2017-2018 Auditions

Check back in August for information about auditions for Fall 2018 admission!

APPLICATION QUESTIONS?

Contact: Melanie Poston, 970-351-1921 or melanie.poston@unco.edu