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Acting

The Acting program at UNC is a rigorous, pre-professional training program designed to prepare talented young actors for careers in theatre, film, and television.

In addition to concentrated training in acting, voice, and movement, students are also presented with numerous performance opportunities including main-stage plays and musicals, one-acts, dance concerts, improv and sketch comedy troupes, and the Little Theatre of the Rockies professional summer stock theatre company.

In their senior year, Acting majors also have the opportunity to audition for New York and Los Angeles Showcases, which provide many of our graduates with invaluable networking opportunities with some of the industry's leading agents and casting directors.

Admission and Auditions

Admission to the Acting program requires successful completion of an audition. The School of Theatre Arts and Dance offers a variety of audition opportunities, including on-campus audition days, auditions at various festivals and events around the United States, and the option to submit a video audition.

Audition Information 

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Performance Opportunities

The School of Theatre Arts and Dance offers a wealth of performance opportunities including mainstage plays and musicals, as well as a variety of student-led productions. UNC is also home to the Little Theatre of the Rockies, a summer stock company that attracts theatre professionals from across the country to work along side our students.

UNC's Little Theatre of the Rockies is the oldest professional theatre company in Colorado and includes performance opportunities for students, faculty, alumni, and theatre professionals.

A Raisin in the Sun, Summer 2015

UNC's Little Theatre of the Rockies is the oldest professional theatre company in Colorado and includes performance opportunities for students, faculty, alumni, and theatre professionals.

Students have the opportunity to audition for a variety of plays each year.

The Importance of Being Earnest, Fall 2015

Students have the opportunity to audition for a variety of plays each year.

Acting students are welcome to audition for UNC's musical productions during the academic year and the Little Theatre of the Rockies season.

The Who's Tommy, Spring 2016

Acting students are welcome to audition for UNC's musical productions during the academic year and the Little Theatre of the Rockies season.