How to Apply

In addition to completing the ApplyTexas application, all applicants must gain admission to the department. This requires submission of a department application, followed by an audition, interview, or portfolio review. The Department of Theatre and Dance admits students in the fall semester only

Applying to the University of Texas at Austin

All applicants must submit a Theatre and Dance application on Acceptd. The Theatre and Dance Application is available beginning August 1. 

To begin your application, visit For additional information and resources regarding admissions to The University of Texas at Austin, visit

The department will only consider applicants who select a Department of Theatre and Dance major as their first-choice major. 

Please note that many of our programs have audition and interview deadlines that precede the UT ApplyTexas application deadline. This is especially true for transfer students. 

Apply Texas Application Deadlines: December 1 (Freshmen) and March 1 (Transfers*). 

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

Applying to the Department of Theatre and Dance

View Admissions Requirements and Deadlines by Program: 

For questions regarding admission to the Department of Theatre and Dance, contact:

Lily Wolff
Undergraduate Admissions Coordinator