BA Admission, Auditions, and Scholarships

How to Apply

BA in Theater Arts Scholarship Application Requirements

  • APU Undergraduate Application
  • Fall 2022 BA in Theater Arts Scholarship Application via SlideRoom, including one of the following creative work samples:
    • One-Act or Full-Length Original Play or Adaptation
    • Critical Essay on an aspect of theatrical history, literature, or production (five pages)
    • Design Portfolio (photos accepted)
    • Directing (video sample accepted)


Students do not need to audition for the theater arts major, as this is not an acting degree. Students who are primarily interested in acting should apply to our BFA in Acting for the Stage and Screen program.

Priority Deadlines

Fall 2022 Applicants

February 15, 2022, is the priority deadline for the Fall 2022 Theater Arts Scholarship Application. Students must complete their APU Undergraduate Application and their scholarship application by the deadline to ensure scholarship consideration.

This program is also admitting students for the spring 2022 semester, but spring applicants may not apply for the theater arts scholarship; they will instead be considered for the APU Grant as eligible.

Plan a Visit

Applicants are encouraged to visit a class or meet with one of our professors. Just fill out a COTA Visitation Form to visit us virtually! We look forward to meeting you.

Declaring Your Major

Students may declare a major in theater arts once they are admitted to APU.

General Undergraduate Admission Requirements

Select an option below:

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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