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) 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 Days each winter and can make arrangements for video auditions for students who live more than 200 miles from Des Moines.

Audition/Portfolio Requirements:

Frequently Asked Questions

Fine Arts Events
April 23, 2014
08:00 AM - 10:00 PM
April 29, 2014
07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Fine Arts News
April 15, 2014
On Wednesday, April 16, Drake University will host a special program for language immersion students from Merrill Middle School to celebrate Pan American Day. The students will participate in Drake Spanish courses in the morning and have the opportunity to celebrate Pan American dance and music at a performance by Drake students in Olmsted Center in the afternoon.
×