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 2020 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)

Live Audition Location and Dates

Auditions will be held in the Black Box Theater, located on APU’s West Campus at 701 E. Foothill Blvd., Azusa, CA 91702.

  • Friday, October 18, 2019
  • Friday, November 8, 2019
  • Friday, November 15, 2019
  • Friday, January 17, 2020
  • Saturday, January 18, 2020
  • Saturday, January 25, 2020
  • Friday, January 31, 2020
  • Friday, February 14, 2020

Video Auditions

Video audition materials will be uploaded through SlideRoom (auditions must be uploaded by online deadline of February 15, 2020).

BFA Priority Deadlines

November 15, 2019, is the early application deadline for the BFA in Acting for the Stage and Screen. Students who complete the APU Undergraduate Application, the Fall 2020 BFA in Acting for the Stage and Screen Auditions Application, the FAFSA, and the audition by November 15, 2019, will receive admissions decisions in December 2019.

February 15, 2020, is the priority deadline for the BFA in Acting for the Stage and Screen. Students who complete the APU Undergraduate Application, the Fall 2020 BFA in Acting for the Stage and Screen Auditions Application, the FAFSA, and the audition by February 15, 2020, to ensure consideration.

General Undergraduate Admission Requirements

Select an option below:

Note: This information is current for the 2019-20 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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