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ADMISSIONS

AUDITION AND TALENT SCHOLARSHIP
INFORMATION 20
14-2015
UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO
SCHOOL OF THEATRE ARTS & DANCE

STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO AUDITION AND/OR
INTERVIEW FOR ENTRANCE INTO ALL DEGREE PROGRAMS

THEATRE ARTS PROGRAM

(Please note: No Special application form is required for the Theatre Arts Program)

Audition Dates:     

•Friday, November 7, 2014; Afternoon times •Saturday, February 7, 2015; 11:00am - 1:00pm
•Friday, March 6, 2015; 1:30-4:30 pm
•Saturday, March 7, 2015; 1:00-5:00pm
(Acting and Musical Theatre only)

 

Audition Requirements:  In addition to a resume and two letters of recommendation:
Acting:                       Prepare a 2 minute monologue of your choice.
Design Technology:      15 minute interview, plus design resume & portfolio
presentation (if available), and a copy of high school transcript
Theatre Education:     

15 minute interview and review of academic record, including grade point average. 

Theatre Studies:   A 300 word typewritten essay, describing why you would be interested in pursuing a theatre degree. Students accepted to this program must maintain a 3.00 grade point average at UNC.

MUSICAL THEATRE PROGRAM

A separate admission application form, resume, and two letters of recommendation and audition are required for entrance into the Musical Theatre degree programs.

Audition Dates:     

Friday, November 7, 2014; Afternoon Times
*January 23-25, 2015 – New York Unifieds
*February 2-3, 2015 – Chicago Unifieds
Saturday, February 7, 2015; 11:00 am - 1:00 pm (You can also audition for the School of Music/Vocal Performance at UNC on this date)
Friday, March 6, 2015; 1:00-5:00 pm
Saturday, March 7, 2015; 1:00-5:00 pm
* For auditions at Unifieds contact Matthew Herrick directly for an appointment matthew.herrick@unco.edu

 

Audition Requirements for Program/Talent Scholarship:  (1) prepare 16-32 bars each from two songs of your choice (at least one piece must be musical theatre);  and (2) prepare a 30-second to one minute monologue.  Optional:  If you are a dancer, you may include a short dance in your allotted audition time.  Please Note:  Your maximum time limit for your audition is 4 minutes. An accompanist will be provided. 
                 
* You may also audition for the School of Music Vocal Performance Program on this date.

Please Note:  Musical Theatre will also audition during the National Unified Auditions in New York (January 24-25, 2014 at Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave) and Chicago (February 3-4, 2014 at Palmer House Hilton, 17 E. Monroe St).   To audition during these times, you must make arrangements directly through Matthew Herrick (matthew.herrick@unco.edu)

For additional information: Contact Di Smice, School of Theatre Arts and Dance, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO  80639. Phone:  970-351-2930. Email: di.smice@unco.edu.

 

PROGRAM AREAS

Performance Studies/Acting

Theatre Education

Theatre Studies

Dance

Musical Theatre

Design & Technology

MA in Theatre Education

MA in Dance Education

School of Theatre and Dance • Frasier Hall 105 • Campus Box 49 • University of Northern Colorado
Greeley, CO 80639 • Phone: 970-351-2991 • Fax: 970-351-4897

Last updated November 11, 2014