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Admission/Audition Information

The Servant of Two Masters
The Servant of Two Masters – Fall 2016

  • An Audition/Portfolio Review is required for entrance into the BFA program in Theatre and Dance. 
  • The Application to the University must be completed and submitted to Admissions before you can schedule an audition.
  • Performance Auditions are required for candidates for admission to the BFA in Theatre with an emphasis in Acting
  • Performance Auditions consist of the presentation of two contrasting monologues, not to exceed 3 minutes in total time of presentation, prepared in advance by the candidate.
  • Portfolio Reviews are required for candidates for admission to the BFA in Theatre with an emphasis in Production Design, Directing, and Theatre Education. Portfolio Reviews for Production Design include representative work of design, and/or technical experience. Your portfolio should contain any combination of drawings, renderings, drafting examples, CAD drawings, light plots, and/or photographs. 
  • Portfolio Reviews for Directing should include any theatre work especially anything related to directing, assistant directing, stage management, or production management. Your portfolio should contain any combination of directing books, research, prompt books, directing or management paperwork, designs, drawings, production photos, or any other theatre related materials.
  • Portfolio Reviews for Theatre Education should include any theatre work especially anything related to education, directing, assistant directing, design, stage management, or production management. Your portfolio should contain any combination of education curriculum packages, directing books, research, prompt books, directing or management paperwork, designs, drawings, production photos, or any other theatre related materials.
  • All BFA candidates will have an Entrance Interview conducted by Theatre and Dance faculty. This will probe the candidate’s experiences, expectations, goals, and commitment to a career in the entertainment industry.
  • All BFA candidates will have a resume of previous entertainment experience. This resume should include any pertinent theatrical experience from high school, community theatre, and/or professional theatre. Please include any non-theatrical entertainment experience as well.
  • Students are strongly encouraged to audition in-person; however, video auditions can be submitted via Acceptd. All video auditions must include audio and video. Video auditions should be submitted prior to July 31.
  • After submitting the Belmont University application for undergraduate admission, applicants will receive an email about registering for an audition. Choose an on-campus audition date that works best for you. If you are unable to attend any of these Audition Days contact Joann Rosenbaum to schedule an appointment for an audition time. Applicants will be notified of an admissions decision to the BFA program within 2-3 weeks of the audition/portfolio review (dependent on acceptance to Belmont). For further information please look at the Audition FAQ.

Our audition days are:

November 11, 2017
January 27, 2018
February 10, 2018
March 17, 2018

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