For students interested in BFA admission and scholarship auditions/portfolio reviews, you have several options:
All students must apply and be accepted to Drake University before admission will be considered into any of the BFA programs. Submit your application at drake.edu/apply
On-campus (Please pre-register by the Monday prior to your preferred audition event)
Friday, February 3rd, 2023.
Auditions will take place in the Harmon Fine Arts Center. *Schedule subject to modification due to the number of auditions.
Accompanist will be provided. A typical schedule is below:
Deadline for registration is January 30, 2023.
Feb. 6-8, 2023
Palmer House Hilton, 17 E Monroe St
Chicago, IL 60603
Audition Room Location: Sandburg 5 (located on 7th floor)
No piano accompanist provided, bring your accompaniment track on your phone or other playback device.
*Some Musical Theatre students may be invited for a group dance call-back later in the day.
*Deadline to pre-register will be 72 hours before your desired date. After that, you must register at the event.
Online submissions are an option for everyone this year.
Audition videos and/or portfolio materials must be submitted by Feb. 10, 2023 through GetAccepted.
Note: There is a fee for their service.
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.
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