B.A. in Theatre and Dance

B.A. in Theatre and Dance

The Fall 2020 application for FRESHMAN will open August 1, 2019. The deadline to apply is December 1, 2019.
The Fall 2020 application for TRANSFERS will open August 1, 2019. The deadline to apply is March 1, 2020.

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
Deadline: December 1

This application form allows you to select your intended major, register for an audition and 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
Deadline: December 1

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.

Upcoming Audition Dates for Fall 2020 Admission

On campus at The University of Texas at Austin: 

  • Saturday, November 16, 2019
  • Saturday, December 7, 2019 
  • Saturday, December 14, 2019 


Regional Conferences/Festivals (Note: All regional auditions require registration and approval to audition through the host organization): 

  • South Texas Theatre Auditions (McAllen, Texas): Monday, November 18, 2019 
  • Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts (Dallas, Texas): November 22-23, 2019 
  • Greater San Antonio Area Auditions (San Antonio, Texas): Monday, November 25, 2019 

Applications to The University of Texas at Austin are due by December 1, regardless of the audition date you plan to attend.

4. Submit the ApplyTexas Application or Coalition Application

Available: August 1
Deadline: December 1

Apply Texas Application
  1. Begin a new application for Fall 2019 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
Deadline: March 1

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

Note: Auditions take place in the fall semester, prior to the application deadline. To register for an audition, complete the Theatre and Dance application.

3. Register to Audition and/or Submit a Portfolio

Available: August 1
Deadline: March 1

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.

Upcoming Audition Dates for Fall 2020 Admission

On campus at The University of Texas at Austin: 

  • Saturday, November 16, 2019
  • Saturday, December 7, 2019 
  • Saturday, December 14, 2019 


Regional Conferences/Festivals (Note: All regional auditions require registration and approval to audition through the host organization): 

  • South Texas Theatre Auditions (McAllen, Texas): Monday, November 18, 2019 
  • Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts (Dallas, Texas): November 22-23, 2019 
  • Greater San Antonio Area Auditions (San Antonio, Texas): Monday, November 25, 2019 

Applications to The University of Texas at Austin are due by December 1, regardless of the audition date you plan to attend.

4. Submit the ApplyTexas Application or Coalition Application

Available: August 1
Deadline: December 1

Apply Texas Application
  1. Begin a new application for Fall 2019 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
Deadline: March 1

This application form allows to select your intended major, register for an audition and 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
Deadline: March 1

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.

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