Program Audition/Interview Information
Audition/Interview for a BFA program
The Missouri State Department of Theatre and Dance has a competitive admissions policy for the BFA in Theatre and Dance and BFA in Musical Theatre programs. When applying to MSU, you must submit a formal application to the department through Acceptd and complete either an audition or interview. The design/technology/stage management degree track only requires an application and interview.
Interview for a BA/BS program
The Missouri State Department of Theatre and Dance has dynamic BS/BA programs in Theatre and BS in Dance. When applying to MSU, you must submit a formal application to the department through Acceptd and complete an interview.
Audition for the Acting on Camera Certificate
Acceptance for the Acting on Camera Certificate is based upon audition and application. Current students from any Missouri State University degree program may apply. Members of the community may apply but must also meet Missouri State acceptance guidelines.
All auditions are conducted via digital submission. As such, applicants must submit a formal application and audition to the department through Acceptd. An entry GPA of 3.5 or above is recommended.
All candidates should complete an online application process. After completing and submitting an application, a representative from the department
will contact the applicant to confirm audition/interview time. Applying early is recommended
as audition spaces are on a first-come, first-served basis.
Tour facilities virtually
- Missouri State Campus Virtual Tour
- Theatre and Dance Spaces Virtual Video Tour
- (re)Visit "The Moment Before"
Check out "Auditioning for Pre-Professional Acting and Musical Theatre Programs: A Guidebook" (PDF) for a treasure trove of resources, exercises, and other helpful information for choosing and gaining admission to the undergraduate program that is right for you.
Review the Frequently Asked Questions and the Application Checklist to learn more about the BFA program application and audition/interview process.
Each BFA program has specific audition information, interview dates and requirements:
Contact the Department of Theatre and Dance office concerning questions about the application and audition process.