B.F.A. in Acting— Register to Audition

Upcoming Audition Dates for Fall 2016 Admission 

On Campus: November 5, December 10 

Regional Conferences/Festivals (Please note that all regional auditions require registration and approval to audition through the host organization): 

November 17-18: North Texas Drama Auditions (Plano, Texas) 

November 19: Booker T. Washington Showcase (Dallas, Texas) 

November 20: Greater Houston Area Auditions (Houston, Texas) 

November 21: Greater San Antonio Area Auditions (San Antonio, Texas) 

December 1-3: Texas Thespians Conference (Dallas, Texas) 

*Please note that applications to The University of Texas at Austin are due by December 1, regardless of the audition date you plan to attend. 

What should I prepare for an audition?

Two contemporary, contrasting monologues totaling two minutes in length from published play scripts. Audition requirements for regional conferences/festivals will vary.

Nervous? It's ok. View tips on audition preparation from our faculty. 

Register to Audition 

An audition is required for admission to this program. Register for your audition by completing the Theatre and Dance Application.

*The B.F.A. in Acting is not open to transfer students. 

How can I audition? 
There are three ways to audition. Please choose ONE of the following: 

  • Online audition Acceptd (Due by Dec 1) 
  • Live auditions on the UT Austin campus 
  • Live audition at a regional conference/festival, followed by an on-campus callback on January 28, 2017. 

Apply to the Department

All applicants must submit a Theatre and Dance Application on Acceptd. 

The B.F.A. in Acting admits incoming freshmen, only. All applicants must submit their ApplyTexas applications by December 1. The Department will only consider applicants who list our majors as a "first choice." Applicants may check the status of their application and update their selections through their MyStatus page. 

All applicants to the B.F.A. in Acting will also automatically be considered for the B.A. in Theatre and Dance. 

Fall 2017 application available here August 1

For more information, please contact: tadadmissions@utexas.edu