Prospective Student Information

Students wishing to pursue a Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) degree in performance (Acting, Musical Theatre, Directing or Teacher Certification) or a minor in Musical Theatre must audition for admission into the program.

Students wishing to pursue a B.F.A. degree in Design and Technology must interview and present their portfolio for admission into the program.

The department also offers a B.A. Degree in Theatre for those students who want to pursue a second major in a different subject area. 

The Department offers several Audition opportunities each winter and can make arrangements for video auditions for students who live more than 200 miles from Des Moines.

Audition/Portfolio Requirements:

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Fine Arts News
September 22, 2016
The Drake University Chamber Choir, choirs from four Des Moines area high schools, and a professional orchestra will perform Gabriel Faure’s well-known Requiem at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9.
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