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 Events
September 23, 2017
12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
September 24, 2017
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September 25, 2017
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Fine Arts News
September 22, 2017
World-famous operatic baritone Sherrill Milnes and his wife, soprano Maria Zouves, will hold a series of public lectures and masterclasses during their first visit to the University in 13 years.
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