This program accepts students only at the BFA1 (first-year undergraduate) and MFA1 (first-year graduate) levels. Acting student selections are based on the live audition only. Applicants are not required to submit a portfolio. Received acting portfolios will not be viewed or returned.
The following is required for the live audition:
Select applicants to this program will be contacted for a personal interview based on a review of their application and portfolio materials. In addition to a portfolio, all applicants must submit a résumé and three letters of recommendation from professionals who know your work.
Portfolios should include a video documentation on DVD of live productions. It is highly unusual for an applicant to be accepted into the program without such documentation. Applicants are strongly urged to submit their application and portfolio materials on or before the Preferred Deadline in order to allow for thorough review and, if selected by the Head of Directing, a personal interview. The Office of Admissions will contact all applicants who are selected for an interview.
We are interested in disciplined writers alert to the ways that other disciplines inform their work (i.e. dance, critical studies, performance theory, urban planning/social theory, historical narratives, etc.). Artists who are urging their writing beyond the conventions of traditional scripts into all aspects of performance, and who view performance as a potential tool of social instigation/investigation are encouraged to apply.
Applicants to this program are accepted on the basis of a review of their application and portfolio materials, as well as a personal interview for selected candidates. All applicants must submit a portfolio of their work.
All applicants must submit a portfolio of their work. Portfolios should include:
In addition to the portfolio, applications must include the following: