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Fall Dates

  • Friday, Nov. 19, 2021
  • Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021
  • Fall Application Deadline: 11/14/2021 at 11:59 p.m.

Spring Dates

  • Friday, March 18, 2022
  • Saturday, March 19, 2022
  • Spring Application Deadline: 3/13/2022 at 11:59 p.m.

*To be considered for a talent scholarship, you must audition during the Fall Auditions.

*All auditionees attending live auditions will be required to wear masks at all times while indoors in accordance with current NKU Covid-19 policy.


Any student admitted to NKU may declare the Theatre & Dance Bachelor of Arts degree as a major. For those wishing to pursue a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, the Theatre & 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 & 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. You will only be notified if you are awarded a scholarship.


Audition Contact

Jamey Strawn, BFA Auditions Coordinator
(859) 572-6917

FA 205 Nunn Drive
NKU SOTA Theatre & Dance Program
Highland Heights, KY 41099