B.F.A. in Acting

B.F.A. in Acting

The following application instructions are for admission to the B.F.A. in Acting program. The B.F.A. in Acting program admits incoming freshman only.

The Fall 2022 application will open August 1, 2021. The ApplyTexas or Coalition application is due by December 1, 2021. Students may submit all additional application items, including the Theatre and Dance application, until December 10, 2021.

Application Procedures

1. Submit the ApplyTexas Application or Coalition Application

Available: August 1, 2021
Deadline: December 1, 2021

Apply Texas Application

  1. Begin a new application for Fall 2022 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. 

2. Submit the Theatre and Dance Application

Available: August 1, 2021
Deadline: December 10, 2021

This application form allows to you to select your intended major and upload your audition video. Access the Theatre and Dance application through Acceptd.

Audition Requirements

  • We are only accepting video auditions for the Fall 2022 semester. Please upload your video submission by completing the Theatre and Dance application on Acceptd. Specific audition guidelines are posted on the Acceptd site.
  • Applicants should prepare a slate, a contemporary monologue, and a scene. 

Please read the PDF below for information on how to prepare your audition material, which will include a slate, a contemporary monologue and a scene.

PDF icon Instructions and Tips (61kb)

PDF icon Scenes for UT B.F.A. Auditions (33kb)

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For some pointers on how to light, frame and otherwise make a great audition, please watch this video (also available below) from our Head of Acting, Quetta Carpenter.

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