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 for the BFA in Acting for the Stage and Screen

  1. Complete your APU Application
  2. Select Theater: Acting for the Stage and Screen, BFA for your major
  3. Complete the Fall 2020 BFA in Acting for the Stage and Screen - Audition and Scholarship Application via SlideRoom (available August 2019)
  4. If eligible, complete your FAFSA. Does not apply to international students
  5. Contact BFA Director Kirsten Humer at khumer@apu.edu to sign up for an audition time

Auditions

What to Prepare for Your Audition

  • Complete the Fall 2020 BFA in Acting for the Stage and Screen - Audition and Scholarship Application via SlideRoom (available August 2019)
  • 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 and scholarship application)

Audition Location

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

Video Auditions

Video audition materials will be uploaded through SliderRom (available August 2019).

Please note: auditions must be uploaded by online deadline of February 15, 2020.

BFA Priority Deadline

Students who complete both applications, the FAFSA, and audition by November 15, 2019 will receive admissions decisions in December 2019. All students must complete both applications, FAFSA, and audition by February 15, 2020 to ensure consideration.

General Undergraduate Admission Requirements

Select an option below:

Note: This information is current for the 2018-19 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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