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Admissions & Audition Information

Undergraduate Admissions to the Department of Theatre & Dance

1. Apply to the University

Complete and submit the University application for undergraduate admission. After submitting the Belmont University application for undergraduate admission, applicants will receive an email to register for an audition or submit a portfolio, if the program requires an audition or portfolio submission.

Apply to Belmont


2. Register for an Audition

The BFA* programs in the Department of Theatre require an audition. The audition determines admissibility into the Department of Theatre, which is separate from the University admission decision. Students may register for an in-person or video audition. Applicants are strongly encouraged to audition in person so they may visit campus. 

*Applicants pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre, Theatre Minor, and Dance Minor are not required to audition.


Audition Information

  • Auditioning In-Person
  • Audition Video/Electronic Portfolio Submission

What to Prepare

Candidates for the BFA participate in three important processes during the audition for the Department of Theatre and Dance:

  • Performance Audition or Portfolio Review (dependent upon emphasis area of choice)
  • Entrance Interview
  • Resume Review


  • Performance Audition
  • Portfolio Review
  • Entrance Interview
  • Resume


3. Receive the Admissions Decision

Applicants will be mailed a decision letter within 3-4 weeks of the audition/portfolio review (dependent on acceptance to Belmont).

4. Accept the Offer of Admission

When you have made the decision to attend Belmont, pay the Enrollment Deposit by the May 1 National Reply Date (December 1 for Spring applicants).

Information about the Enrollment Deposit is included in the University admissions acceptance letter.


5. Register for New Student Orientation

Create your MyBelmont account and register for Summer Orientation