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Dates and Deadlines

First-year students interested in the BFA Theatre program must submit a prescreen in order to secure an audition or a portfolio review for entrance. If the prescreen is approved, you will be contacted to schedule an entrance audition or portfolio review.

Because admission is a two-step process, please be mindful of the deadlines for admission to the University in addition to the audition dates and deadlines for Theatre below.


2023–2024 BFA Audition & Portfolio Review Dates 

Audition DateLocationPrescreen Submission DeadlineEmphasis
September 16-17, 2023Las Vegas National Performing Arts Auditions**Register to attend directly thru LVNPAABFA — All Emphases
October 6-8, 2023Pittsburgh Unified Audition (PUA)**Submit prescreen directly to PUA thru AcceptdBFA — All Emphases
November 9-12, 2023
CAP United Auditions (St. Louis, MO)**Register to attend directly thru CAP UnitedBFA — All Emphases
December 3, 2023TCU On-Campus AuditionNovember 19, 2023BFA — All Emphases
January 20, 2024TCU On-Campus AuditionJanuary 6, 2024BFA — Musical Theatre ONLY
January 21, 2024TCU Virtual AuditionJanuary 6, 2024BFA — All Emphases
January 27-28, 2024National Unified Auditions (New York City)January 13, 2024BFA — All Emphases
February 3, 2024TCU On-Campus AuditionJanuary 20, 2024BFA — Acting, Design/Tech, Theatre Studies ONLY
February 5-8, 2024National Unified Auditions (Chicago)January 22, 2024BFA — All Emphases
February 10-11, 2024National Unified Auditions (Anaheim)January 27, 2024BFA — All Emphases