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School of Theater 2014 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, call or e-mail Miranda Wright, Admissions Counselor for the School of Theater: mwright@calarts.edu or (661) 222-2716

2014 Audition Schedule

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

On Campus Auditions
24700 McBean Parkway, Valencia, CA 91355

  • Saturday, January 18
  • Sunday, January 19
  • Saturday, January 25
  • Sunday, January 26
  • Saturday, February 8
  • Sunday, February 9

New York, NY - Contact Miranda Wright for scheduling and location details

  • Thursday, January 23
  • Friday, January 24
  • Saturday, January 25
  • Sunday, January 26

Chicago, IL - Contact Miranda Wright for scheduling and location details

  • Monday, February 3
  • Tuesday, February 4
  • Wednesday, February 5

San Francisco, CA - Contact Miranda Wright for scheduling and location details

  • Saturday, February 8
  • Sunday, February 9

2014 Design and Production Interview Schedule

Undergraduate Programs

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:

California Institute of the Arts - 24700 McBean Parkway, Valencia, CA:

  • Saturday, January 18
  • Saturday, February 15

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

  • Tuesday, January 21
  • Tuesday, February 11
  • Tuesday, February 18

Chicago Interviews - Downtown Area:

  • Saturday, February 1
  • Saturday, February 2

Interviews are by appointment only. To schedule your interview, call or e-mail Miranda Wright, Admissions Counselor for the School of Theater: mwright@calarts.edu or (661) 222-2716.

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 2014 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 Miranda Wright, Admissions Counselor for the School of Theater: mwright@calarts.edu.

Last edited by kachzet on Jan 14, 2014
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