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Apply to the School of Theatre Arts and Dance

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

  • Choose theatre as your primary area of interest on your UNC Application.
  • If you would like to audition or interview for more than one program, indicate that on your College of Performing and Visual Arts (PVA) Audition Form. 


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Application Timeline 


Application Open

August 1


Suggested Application Deadline

March 2


Audition Dates

Nov 18, Feb 17, Mar 2
Jan 20 (virtual only) 


Decision Deadlines

May 1

*Some programs may extend this deadline.


Current UNC Seeking Students

UNC students in their freshman year at UNC, who have not yet applied for or been admitted to the School of Theatre Arts & Dance may complete the Seeking Application and audition in the fall or spring semester. All students who are interested in majoring in theatre must apply and audition for the School of Theatre Arts & Dance. Theatre or dance minors do not require an audition.

Fall 2023 Theatre Application for current UNC Students