B.A. in Theatre and Dance

B.A. in Theatre and Dance

The Fall 2021 application for FRESHMEN will open on August 1, 2020. The ApplyTexas or Coalition application is due by December 15, 2020. Students may submit all additional application items, including the Theatre and Dance application, until December 21, 2020.

The Fall 2021 application for TRANSFERS will open August 1, 2020. The ApplyTexas or Coalition application is due by March 10, 2021. Students may submit all additional application items until March 19, 2021, including the Theatre and Dance application.

How to Apply

First-Year Applicants

1. Set up your UT EID

Your UT EID is your online account at The University of Texas at Austin. Get started here. Contact the Office of Admissions at 512-475-7399 for assistance.

2. Submit the Theatre and Dance Application

Available: August 1, 2020
Deadline: December 21, 2020

This application form allows you to select your intended major, upload your audition video or submit a portfolio as applicable to your program. Access the Theatre and Dance application through Acceptd.

3. Register to Audition and/or Submit a Portfolio

Available: August 1, 2020
Deadline: December 15, 2020

An audition and/or portfolio submission is required for admission to the B.A. in Theatre and Dance program. You may choose to audition and submit a portfolio if this best reflects your artistic identity.

4. Submit the ApplyTexas Application or Coalition Application

Available: August 1, 2020
Deadline: December 15, 2020

Apply Texas Application
  1. Begin a new application for Fall 2021 semester. 
  2. Select "College of Fine Arts" as your first-choice school. 
  3. Select your desired Theatre and Dance degree program as your first choice major. 
  4. You may check the status of your application and update your selections through your MyStatus page. 
Coalition Application 
  1. Complete your Coalition Profile for The University of Texas at Austin and navigate to the "Program" page.
  2. Enter "Theatre," "Dance" or "Acting" to select your first choice major. 
  3. Select your desired theatre and dance degree. 

Transfer Applicants

For External Applicants

1. Set up your UT EID

Your UT EID is your online account at The University of Texas at Austin. Get started here. Contact the Office of Admissions at 512-475-7399 for assistance.

2. Submit the Theatre and Dance Application

Available: August 1, 2020
Deadline: March 19, 2021

This application form allows you to select your intended major, upload your audition video or submit a portfolio as applicable to your program. Access the Theatre and Dance application through Acceptd.

3. Register to Audition and/or Submit a Portfolio

Available: August 1, 2020
Deadline: March 19, 2021

An audition and/or portfolio submission is required for admission to the B.A. in Theatre and Dance program. For performance based emphases, you must submit a video audition. For all other emphases, you may submit a portfolio if this best reflects your artistic identity. Please note that an interview may be requested for admission to all emphases. 

4. Submit the ApplyTexas Application or Coalition Application

Available: August 1, 2020
Deadline: March 10, 2021

Apply Texas Application
  1. Begin a new application for Fall 2021 semester. 
  2. Select "College of Fine Arts" as your first-choice school. 
  3. Select your desired Theatre and Dance degree program as your first choice major. 
  4. You may check the status of your application and update your selections through your MyStatus page. 
Coalition Application 
  1. Complete your Coalition Profile for The University of Texas at Austin and navigate to the "Program" page.
  2. Enter "Theatre," "Dance" or "Acting" to select your first choice major. 
  3. Select your desired theatre and dance degree. 

For Internal (Change of Major) Applicants

1. Submit the Theatre and Dance Application

Available: August 1, 2020
Deadline: March 19, 2021

This application form allows you to select your intended major, upload your audition video or submit a portfolio as applicable to your program. Access the Theatre and Dance application through Acceptd.

2. Register to Audition and/or Submit a Portfolio

Available: August 1, 2020
Deadline: March 19, 2021

An audition and/or portfolio submission is required for admission to the B.A. in Theatre and Dance program. You may choose to submit both an audition and a portfolio if this best reflects your artistic identity. Contact admissions for questions about submitting your materials at tadadmissions@utexas.edu.

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