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Prospective Student Information

Ensemble at end of Pippin. Production photo.

Sign up/submit an audition:

This year due to the Covid pandemic, audition submissions will take place entirely online via GetAccepted

Visit our Prospective Student Auditions page to learn more about who should audition and how to audition. 

Scholarship information:

When students audition/interview for acceptance into one of the B.F.A. degree programs, they are ALSO auditioning for possible Fine Arts Scholarship awards.  theatre minors and B.A. majors are not eligble for scholarships.

Audition/Portfolio Requirements:

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. B.A. degree seeking students are NOT required to audition for the program.


Pre-Audition,Virtual Academic Meeting

Interested in learning more about Drake Theatre and submitting your virtual audition? Sign up here

During this virtual visit day with the Drake University Theatre Department, you will have a chance to get to know more about the department including but not limited to the following:

  • Facility tour
  • Introduction to faculty
  • Introduction to current students
  • Discuss virtual audition submissions
  • Overview of the program
  • Benefits of being located in Des Moines
  • Breakout session with specific degree programs
  • Question and Answer period

View our facility:

Click here for a virtual tour

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