Video Auditions must be submitted through Acceptd. Visit our landing page to start your application.
Any student admitted to NKU may declare the Theatre and Dance Bachelor of Arts degree as a major. For those wishing to pursue a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, the Theatre and Dance Program offers B.F.A. degrees with tracks in Acting, Dance, Theatre Design or Technology, Musical Theatre, Playwriting, and Stage Management.
It is helpful for students to demonstrate as much versatility as possible within the audition/interview. While we do not expect candidates to be polished theatre artists, we are eager to explore each applicant’s potential as a future theatre student.
All Academic Scholarship (including GSA and GSP) are handled by the admissions and financial aid offices. All talent scholarship are handled by the Theatre and Dance Program. Candidates attending the Fall auditions will be considered for talent scholarships. Scholarship award letters resulting from the Fall Auditions will be mailed by Jan. 15, 2020. You will only be notified if you are awarded a scholarship.
Performers: please choose material in your own age and type range which best reveals your specific strengths and individuality. Auditions will be timed and stopped if they exceed limits.
Designers/Technicians/Stage Managers: please notify us ahead of time if you need computer/projection equipment for your presentation. A windows laptop, projector, and screen will be provided.
Note: Please make sure monologues are appropriate for your type, have a strong beginning, middle, and end, do not contain inappropriate content, and more important of all, that the monologues reflect you as a person and artist.
Note: Please make sure materials are appropriate for your type, have a strong beginning, middle, and end, do not contain inappropriate content, and most important of all, that the materials reflect you as a person and artist.