Theatre and Dance

Auditions and Interviews

 SAT. JAN. 23, 2016:  Anyone who was scheduled to audition in NY, and has missed your audition or dance call due to the blizzard, please email us at auditions@bsu.edu and we will make arrangements for you to send a digital audition.

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An audition is required for admission to Ball State University's B.F.A. in Dance, and the B.F.A. Acting and B.F.A. Musical Theatre options.

Auditions are not required for enrollment in our B.A./B.S. options: Directing/Stage Management, Theatrical Studies, Design and Technology, and Theatre Education. However, all prospective students are strongly encouraged to schedule an interview if applying to the B.A./B.S. options in order to be considered for scholarships.

Please follow the links to the right, and below to view our audition/ interview guidelines and procedures for each option, and to learn more about scholarships and the admissions process.

2015-2016 Ball State Department of Theatre and Dance Audition & Interview Dates

B.F.A. Dance Auditions

  • Saturday, November 14, 2015-on campus
  • Sunday, February 7, 2016-Chicago, IL (Lou Conte Dance Studio)
  • Saturday, February 13, 2016-on campus
  • Saturday, February 27, 2016-on campus

B.F.A. Acting and Musical Theatre Auditions

  • Saturday, November 14, 2014-on campus
  • Saturday, January 23, 2016-New York Unifieds
  • Sunday, January 24, 2016-New York Unifieds
  • Monday, February 8, 2016-Chicago Unifieds
  • Tuesday, February 9, 2016-Chicago Unifieds
  • Wednesday, February 10, 2016-Chicago Unifieds
  • Saturday, February 13, 2016-on campus
  • Saturday, February 13, 2016-Los Angeles
  • Saturday, February 27, 2016-on campus

Scholarship Auditions & Interviews

An audition or interview is required for any incoming theatre or dance major who wants to be considered for a Presidential Scholarship in the Arts, a New Student Talent Scholarship, or a Fine
Arts Scholarship in theatre or dance.

Fine Arts Scholarships are $4,000 ($1,000 per year for four years). Talent Scholarships provide one-year stipends of $500 to $1,000, and students can reapply each year. Students auditioning for admission do not have to audition separately for scholarships; one audition covers both requirements.

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