AUDITIONS AND INTERVIEwS 2020

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FAU's department of Theatre & Dance will soon be holding auditions for the following programs:

  • BFA Performance
  • BFA Performance with a Music Theatre Concentration
  • BFA Theatre Design & Technology
  • MFA Performance
  • MFA Theatre Design & Technology

Please read the information and dates carefully:

UNDERGRADUATE

 

BFA Performance and BFA Performance with a Music Theatre Concentration

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BFA Performance and the Music Theatre Concentration sees auditions at the Florida Theatre Conference in Gainesville, FL.  To attend this conference, high school students should register through their school drama teacher.  College transfer students would need to register themselves at https://www.flatheatre.org.

Local Auditions are on the FAU campus Saturday February 15, 2020. To register, please email your headshot and resume to Lynn McNutt at mcnuttl@fau.edu .  Registration will begin November 1, 2019.  The deadline for registration is February 1, 2020 . There will be a mandatory information session for all applicants and their parents/guardians.  Once you register to audition, more information will be sent to you.

Audition Requirements

For the BFA in Performance - students should prepare two contrasting monologues no more than a minute each.

For the Music Theatre Concentration – students should prepare a song and a monologue, no more than one minute each.  Please be prepared with an additional contrasting song and monologue. An accompanist will be provided.

 

BFA Theatre Design & Technology

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BFA in Theatre Design & Technology sees portfolios and resumes at the Florida Theatre Conference in Gainesville, FL.  To attend this conference, high school students should register through their school drama teacher.  College transfer students would need to register themselves at https://www.flatheatre.org

Local interviews are on the FAU campus Saturday February 15, 2020 from 10am – 4pm.  To register, please email your resume to Dawn Shamburger at dshamburger@fau.edu. Registration will begin November 1, 2019.  The deadline for registration is February 1, 2020 . There will be a mandatory information session for all applicants and their parents/guardians.  Once you register to audition, more information will be sent to you.

Interview Requirements

For the BFA in Technical Theatre - students should bring their portfolio and/or their resume and be prepared to discuss their interests, design process, and goals during a 20-minute interview.

 


GRADUATE

MFA Performance

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MFA in Performance is a full two-year acting intensive that trains ten superb students every two years.  FAU attends URTA in New York and Chicago every other spring.  To register please go to http://urta.com/ .  We are auditioning again spring 2020.

Local Auditions are on the FAU campus Saturday February 15, 2020.  To register, please email your headshot and resume to Lynn McNutt at mcnuttl@fau.edu .  Registration will begin November 1, 2019.  The deadline for registration is February 1, 2020 . There will be a mandatory information session for all applicants.  Once you register to audition, more information will be sent to you.

Audition Requirements

For the MFA in Performance - students should prepare two contrasting monologues around one and a half minutes each for a total of 3 minutes.  Have a third monologue prepared in case we would like to see more.  Please have an optional short accapella song (16 bars) prepared if you would like to sing.  Be prepared to discuss your goals and reasons for seeking an MFA.  Please bring movement clothing.  A group movement call will take place after your audition.

 

 

MFA Theatre Design & Technology

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MFA in Theatre Design & Technology is a highly selective degree program consisting of a two-year and two summer, 60 credit curricula comprised of classroom study, practical performance and production experience, and the completion of a graduate thesis.

FAU attends LiNK in November as well as SETC and USITT in the spring. To schedule an interview at any of these conferences, please email Dawn Shamburger at dshamburger@fau.edu.

Local interviews are on the FAU campus Saturday February 15, 2020.  To register, please email your resume to Dawn Shamburger at dshamburger@fau.edu

Registration will begin November 1, 2019.  The deadline for registration is February 1, 202 0. There will be a mandatory information session for all applicants.  Once you register, more information will be sent to you. If you are interested in seeing our mainstage production of The Provoked Wife at 7pm that evening, please indicate this and how many tickets you would like when you register. 

Interview Requirements

For the MFA in Theatre Design & Technology- students should bring their portfolio and their resume and be prepared to discuss their interests, design process, and goals during a 20-minute interview.

MFA CANDIDATES ONLY — Please do not apply to FAU until a representative from the Department of Theatre and Dance informs you that we have a slot for you in our program.

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