Audition Requirements

An audition is required for students interested in pursuing any of the following degree programs:

B.A. Theatre - EC-12 Certification
B.A. Theatre - Performance Emphasis
B.F.A. Musical Theatre
B.F.A. Theatre - Acting Concentration

An interview and portfolio/resume review is required for students interested in pursuing any of the following degree programs:

B.A. Theatre - Design & Technology Emphasis
B.F.A. Theatre - Design & Technology Concentration

This process allows the faculty to assess a student's current skill level, as well as give scholarship consideration.

Please prepare the following for your audition or interview:

Musical Theatre: 32 bars of a ballad from a musical, 32 bars of an up-tempo from a musical with movement, and a 60 second monologue for your choice.

Acting, Theatre Performance and Theatre Education: a 60 second dramatic monologue and a 60 second comedic monologue. Please avoid old age characters and characters with heavy vocal accents.

Theatre Design and Technology: any documentation per the student’s interest and experience. Examples include resume, design portfolio, sketchbook, and/or stage management call scripts.

On-Campus Auditions

WT Theatre will offer the following on-campus audition / interview dates in Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 for the 2022-2023 academic year:

Friday, October 29, 2021
Friday, January 21, 2022
Friday, April 15, 2022

Auditions / Interview times are available between 1:00-5:00pm on these dates. Participants will also be able to tour Theatre facilities and visit with current Theatre majors.

CLICK HERE to sign-up for an on-campus audition!

Off-Campus Auditions

WT Theatre will recruit at several off-campus audition venues in Fall 2021 for the 2022-2023 academic year, as follows:

*If auditioning at an off-campus venue and wish to be considered for one of our B.F.A. degree programs, you must APPLY HERE to be fully considered for a limited number of spots.

TxETA TheatreFest Auditions
Virtual - Details TBA
Info / Register for TheatreFest auditions:

South Texas Theatre Auditions 
Monday, November 15, 2021 - Acting, Musical Theatre, Technical Callbacks
Info / Register for South Texas auditions:

National College Auditions
Live Callbacks via Zoom - November 18-19, 2021
Info / Register for GHAA auditions:

Texas Thespians College Auditions
Live Callbacks at Booth: November 18-20, 2021
Info / Register for Thespians auditions:
*WT will have a booth at the festival, callbacks will be conducted with faculty at our booth.

Greater San Antonio Area Auditions 
William Howard Taft High School, San Antonio
Monday, November 22, 2021 - Acting, Musical Theatre, Technical Auditions & Callbacks
Info / Register for GSAA auditions: 
*WT is planning to attend these auditions in-person.

Web Auditions

For those students unable to attend on or off-campus auditions, WT Theatre uses the national audition platform Acceptd. Please submit an application through Acceptd (link below), prepare the previously listed audition selections for your area of interest, and record and upload your materials. WTAMU Theatre will respond to your Acceptd audition within three weeks and make arrangements for admission and/or a second audition. 

Start an Application via Acceptd


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