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COVID-19: News and Campus Updates | Fall 2021 Plans


Audition and Application Requirements

Students who wish to pursue a degree in theatre arts and dance must complete the following:


Submit supplemental application materials in the Supplementary Theatre Application. These are area-specific, so use the area links on the side to view the specific requirements for your program.


Audition/interview for your program according to its requirements. Use the area links on the side or below to view your specific audition or interview requirements.

Audition Options and Locations

Live Virtual Auditions

Spring 2021 auditions and interviews will take place in a live virtual format.

Choose your preferred audition date on your Supplementary Theatre Application, and we will email you with your specific time.

Spring 2021 Live Virtual Audition Dates

  • Saturday, January 30 - All programs
  • Saturday, February 20 - All programs
  • Friday, March 5 - All programs
  • Saturday, March 6 - Musical Theatre and Acting Only

Video Auditions

 Video auditions are as equally acceptable as on-campus or off-campus festival auditions.

Acting, Musical Theatre: Upload your video audition through the Supplementary Theatre Application.

Design and Technology, Theatre Education, Theatre Studies: Request a phone or video interview through the Supplementary Theatre Application.

Video Audition Deadline

March 6, 2021

Unified Auditions

The UNC School of Theatre Arts and Dance is not partcipating in Unified auditions this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Off-Campus Auditions

If you audition at a state thespian festival or audition event, you do not need to reserve an audition time with us—you can simply register for an audition through your state thespian organization.

We will not be traveling to audition events during the 2020-2021 academic year due to COVID-19, but we will be present at these virtual events:

  • International Thespian Festival
  • Pacific Northwest College Auditions
  • Texas Thespians State Festival
  • CAP United
  • South Texas Theatre Audition 
  • Arizona Thespian Scholarships
  • San Antonio Auditions
  • Colorado Thespian Conference
  • North Texas Drama Auditions
  • Georgia Thespians