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Audition Information for BFA in Musical Theatre

 

Audition dates are for Admission in the Fall of 2015 are:

October 31, 2014

February 27 and 28, 2015

Check back in September for a registration packet!


Candidates must show potential for success in all three areas of acting, voice and dance.

DANCE:
All students will participate in the Musical Theatre Dance Audition.  Those who are accepted into the BFA Program and have advanced training will be asked to come back for the professional level dance auditions for placement purposes.  Those auditions take place Saturday, February 18, 2012 and Saturday, April 14, 2012. Additionally, Dance Auditions will be held the Friday before classes begin.
* All candidates are asked to dress in dance attire and bring ballet slippers and/or jazz shoes, if available.
* If a candidate has never had dance training, they will be placed into introductory courses and deferred to a later audition.

THEATRE:
The candidate will prepare one contemporary monologue from a published play not to exceed two minutes. The monologue must be memorized.

VOICE:
The candidate will prepare two songs; both must be memorized. Both songs must be from the standard musical theatre repertory and must represent a contrast of style, (i.e. one up-tempo and one ballad). Selections should not be an entire song. Thirty two bars are sufficient. Selections should not exceed three minutes combined. Please bring sheet music in your key. An accompanist will be provided. Candidates may be asked to participate in a pitch-matching exercise.

REQUIREMENTS:

Please download the Musical Theatre Application Packet. Complete the registration form (page 9) and the payment form (page 8) and submit for processing. A non-refundable payment of $25 must be submitted with the registration form.

Also, please make sure to bring the following items on the day of your audition: BFA Musical Theatre Application, two recommendation forms, resume, sheet music, and headshot (optional). These items may also be faxed to (330) 672-2889.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

For more information about the BFA Theatre Program, please contact Terri Kent, Artistic Director, at tkent@kent.edu.

Please note: Audition times are scheduled backwards beginning at 3:30PM, then moving downwards to the 9:00 AM hour. You will receive a confirmation letter indicating your audition time. Please arrive a half-an-hour before the time designated on the letter.

School of Theatre & Dance

Roe Green Center

1325 Theatre Drive

Kent, OH 44242-0001