Auditions on Campus
On campus auditions for the UTA Department of Theatre Arts are held at the beginning of February each year.
Auditions at Recruitment Events
Below you will find the various events UTA Department of Theatre Arts will be attending and holding auditions:
Texas Educational Theatre Association (TETA)
Maverick Connection Day at North Lake College
North Texas Drama Auditions (NTDA) Collin County College
Booker T. Washington Showcase
Greater San Antonio Auditions
Texas Thespians Festival
Below are events UTA Department of Theatre Arts will be attending but NOT auditioning. Informational only.
American College Dance Association (ACDA) Regional Conference – March 7-11, 2019 at Texas A&M Univeristy in College Station, TX
BFA Performance Auditions
Auditions consist of two contrasting monologues from published plays (1 minute in length each). A 16-bar song is encouraged, but not required. UTA sends a faculty representative to the major recruiting conferences and events in the DFW area. Students may also audition privately in February. Each student auditioning privately will be required to submit an audition form, resume, and headshot at the time of the audition.
BFA Musical Theatre Auditions
Auditions consist of portions from two (2) contrasting musical theatre pieces (16-32 bars in length) showing range, storytelling, and variety, as well as a one-minute contemporary monologue from a published play. Please bring sheet music in the correct key, double-sided, and in a binder. An accompanist will be provided. Each student auditioning will be required to submit an audition form, resume, and headshot at the time of audition.
BFA in Design & Technology
All BFA candidates must formally audition for admittance into the program. Auditions consist of the prospective student’s presentation of a current portfolio and resume to one or more of the design/tech faculty. Auditions are typically ten minutes long and are followed by a brief Q&A. Students can audition either on site at UTA or through recruitment conferences where a UTA Department of Theatre Arts representative is present.
BA in Theatre Arts
No audition required.