AUDITIONS AND INTERVIEwS 2023

All auditions for performance programs will be held in-person (or over zoom for special circumstances).

All interviews for design/tech will be scheduled virtually or in-person.

Sister Act

UNDERGRADUATE AUDITIONS

BFA in Performance

BFA in Musical Theatre

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BFA in Performance – Does NOT require a pre-screen audition.

Auditions are on the FAU campus Saturday February 4, 2023. BFA performance students should register by emailing a headshot and resume to Lynn McNutt at mcnuttl@fau.edu . Registration will begin November 7, 2022. The deadline for registration is January 30, 2023. 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 regarding times, tickets to FAU shows, and campus tours. Although we recommend auditioning on our beautiful campus so you can get a real feel for FAU, representatives also see performance auditions at the Florida Theatre Conference (FTC) and other potential recruiting events. For the FTC audition, requirements are listed on the FTC website. To attend this conference, high school students should register through their school drama teacher.  College transfer students would need to register themselves at flatheatre.org.

BFA in Musical Theatre - Does NOT require a pre-screen audition

Auditions are on the FAU campus Saturday February 4, 2023. BFA musical theatre students should register by emailing your headshot and resume to Lynn McNutt at mcnuttl@fau.edu . Registration will begin November 7, 2022. The deadline for registration is January 30, 2023. 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 regarding times, tickets to FAU shows, and campus tours. FAU representatives attend musical theatre auditions at the Florida Theatre Conference (FTC) and other potential recruiting events. For the FTC audition, requirements are listed on the FTC website. To attend this conference, high school students should register through their school drama teacher. College transfer students would need to register themselves at flatheatre.org. 

 


BFA in Tech/Design

Costume Design
Vanya Backstage

 

Interviews are on the FAU campus Saturday February 4, 2023. BFA in Tech/Design students should request an interview by contacting Dawn Shamburger at dshamburger@fau.edu . The deadline for registration is January 30, 2023. There will be a mandatory information session for all applicants and their parents/guardians. Once you register for an interview, more information will be sent to you regarding times, tickets to FAU shows, and campus tours. Although we recommend interviewing on our beautiful campus so you can get a real feel for FAU, representatives also conduct interviews at the Florida Theatre Conference (FTC) and other potential recruiting events. For the FTC interview, requirements are listed on the FTC website. To attend this conference, high school students should register through their school drama teacher.  College transfer students would need to register themselves at flatheatre.org.

Interview Requirements

For the BFA in Technical Theatre - students should download their portfolio and/or resume and be prepared to discuss their interests, design process, and goals.


GRADUATE AUDITIONS

MFA Performance

Frankenstein

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 urta.com. Audition requirements will be found on the URTA website.

We are auditioning again Spring 2024.

Local Auditions are also held on the FAU campus in early February. Registration for this will begin early November 2023. Once you register to audition, more information will be sent to you..

Audition Requirements for Local Auditions on the FAU Campus:

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 acapella song (16 bars) prepared if you would like to sing. Be prepared to discuss your goals and reasons for seeking an MFA.  

children's hour

 


MFA Theatre Design & Technology

Sabrina Fa

The MFA in Design and Technology is a highly selective degree program consisting of 2-year in residency including two summer semesters and 1 semester off residence. The MFA Design/Tech curriculum is comprised 60 credits of classroom study, practical performance and production experience, and the completion of a graduate thesis.

To schedule an interview please email Dawn Shamburger at dshamburger@fau.edu

Interview Requirements
For the MFA in Theatre Design & Technology- students should download their portfolio and resume and/or provide a website. A remote or in-person interview will be scheduled. Candidates should be prepared to discuss their interests, design process, and goals.

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