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Audition Schedule

School of Theater 2015 Audition and Interview Schedule

 

Acting Program Auditions

Prospective students must complete the Online Application form prior to scheduling an audition. All Admissions Requirements must be complete to be considered for admission.

The following is required for the live audition:

  • Applicants must present two monologues (no longer than two minutes each) of contrasting nature. Choose one from Shakespeare. Faculty, however, may choose to see only one of the two. It is recommended to prepare a third monologue to present at the faculty‚Äôs request.
  • Applicants must bring a resume and a recent photograph, preferably a headshot, to the audition.

To schedule your audition: once you have submitted your application, please e-mail Amanda Shank, Admissions Counselor for the School of Theater: ashank@calarts.edu.

2015 Audition Schedule

Auditions times for each day are either 9 am until 12 pm, or 1 pm until 4 pm unless otherwise noted. Please plan on being available for the entire block of time, although once your audition is complete, you may finish earlier.

Los Angeles, CA: CalArts Campus

  • Saturday, January 17 (MFA only 10am-4pm)
  • Sunday, January 18 (BFA only)
  • SaturdayJanuary 24 (BFA only)
  • SundayJanuary 25 (BFA only)
  • Saturday, February 7 (BFA only)
  • SundayFebruary 8 (BFA only)

New York, NY

  • Thursday, January 22 (MFA only 10am-1pm)
  • Friday, January 23 (BFA only)
  • SaturdayJanuary 24 (BFA only)
  • SundayJanuary 25 (BFA only)

Chicago, IL 

  • Monday, February 2
  • TuesdayFebruary 3 
  • WednesdayFebruary 4

San Francisco, CA 

  • Saturday, February 7
  • Sunday, February 8

Design and Production Interview Schedule

BFA 1 Program Interviews

Prospective students must complete the admissions application requirements and the online portfolio to be considered for admission. The Online Application must be submitted before an interview will be scheduled.  

The following dates are available for First-Year Design & Production applicants.  Transfer and graduate applicants should refer to the section below. Each interview session will last 30 to 60 minutes.  A small group tour will be available for interviews scheduled at the CalArts Campus in Valencia, CA.  Please bring a full, physical portfolio of work to your interview which supplements your online portfolio. 

On Campus Interview Dates:

  • Saturday, January 17
  • Saturday, February 14

Telephone Interview Dates for applicants living more than 100 miles outside of in-person interview locations:

  • Tuesday, January 20
  • Tuesday, February 10
  • Tuesday, February 17

Chicago Interviews - Downtown Area:

  • Thursday, January 29
  • Friday, January 30
  • Saturday, January 31
  • Sunday, February 1

Interviews are by appointment only. Once you have submitted your application, please e-mail Amanda Shank, Admissions Counselor for the School of Theater: ashank@calarts.edu.

Transfer and Graduate Program Interviews

Prospective students must complete the admissions application requirements and the online portfolio to be considered for admission. The Online Application must be submitted before an interview will be scheduled.

Applicants will be contacted if an interview is requested by Faculty. Not all candidates will be invited to interview.  Interviews may be held by phone, although an in-person interview is preferred when possible.

The CalArts School of Theater will be attending 2015 National Unified Auditions/Interviews as part of U/RTA in Chicago, and will visit graduate applicants in all areas of Design, Technical Direction, and Management. We also hold interviews by appointment at our campus.

For questions regarding the admissions or interview process, please e-mail Amanda Shank, Admissions Counselor for the School of Theater: ashank@calarts.edu.

Last edited by kachzet on Nov 12, 2014
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