BFA Admission, Auditions, and Scholarships

Interested in our BFA in Acting degree? All applicants must audition in order to be accepted into the major.

How to Apply

Auditions

What to Prepare for Your Audition

  • Complete the Fall 2022 BFA in Acting for the Stage and Screen Auditions Application via Slideroom
  • Two contrasting monologues (1-2 minutes per monologue)
  • Optional 16 bars of a song (sing a capella or bring a recorded accompanist)
  • Headshot and résumé (can be included in audition application)

Admittance for Fall 2022

Fall 2022 Auditions for Early Admission

Please view the deadline application details below.

On-campus auditions at Mary Hill Theater:

  • October 1, 2021, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • November 6, 2021, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • November 13, 2021, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Video auditions are accepted. Upload videos to SlideRoom by November 15, 2021.

Spring 2022 Auditions for Regular Admission

Please view the deadline application details below.

On-campus auditions take place at Mary Hill Theater:

  • January 22, 2022, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • February 4, 2022, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • February 5, 2022, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • February 11, 2022, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • February 12, 2022, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Video audition materials are accepted. Please upload videos to SlideRoom by February 15, 2022.

Deadlines: Application and Audition Details

November 15, 2021, is the early application deadline for the BFA in Acting for the Stage and Screen. Students should complete the APU Undergraduate Application, the Fall 2022 BFA in Acting Slideroom Application, the FAFSA, and audition by November 15, 2021, and will receive admissions decisions in December 2021.

February 15, 2022, is the regular admission deadline for the BFA in Acting for the Stage and Screen. Students should complete the APU Undergraduate Application, the Fall 2022 BFA in Acting Slideroom Application, the FAFSA, and audition by February 15, 2022, to ensure consideration.

Plan a Visit

Applicants are encouraged to visit a class or meet with one of our professors. Fill out a COTA Visitation Form to schedule a class audit or an on-campus tour. We look forward to meeting you!

General Undergraduate Admission Requirements

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Note: This information is current for the 2021-22 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.

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