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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 College of Performing and Visual Arts (PVA) Audition Form. 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


Choose your preferred audition date on your College of Performing and Visual Arts Audition Form, and we will email you with your specific time.

To learn more about our on-campus Audition/Interview Days, visit our PVA Audition Day webpage.

2024 Audition Dates

Saturday, February 17, 2024
Saturday, March 2, 2024

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 College of Performing and Visual Arts Audition Form.

Design and Technology, Theatre Education: Request a virtual interview through the College of Performing and Visual Arts Audition Form.

Video Audition Deadline

March 2, 2024

Unified Auditions

Chicago IL: Feb 5-8, 2024
Los Angeles, CA : Feb. 10-11, 2024

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.  Please note that even if you audition for us at an off-site event, the audition will be considered a pre-screen audition and if we would like you to move forward in our audition process, you will be asked to submit a series of video auditions in dance, singing and acting.

2023-2024 Off-Campus Audition Locations:

  • Arizona Thespians
  • Colorado Thespian Conference (ThesCon): Dec 7-9, 2023
  • CAP United (St. Louis): Nov 9-12, 2023
  • Wyoming Thespians @ Casper: Nov 30 - Dec 2, 2023