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Theatre Arts Auditions & Scholarships at Catawba College

Theatre Arts is no longer accepting students into the Musical Theatre BFA program for the 2020-21 Academic year.


How to Audition for a Scholarship or one of our BFA Tracks

Students wishing to be part of our BA in Theatre Arts do not need to audition for the program.* However, if you would like to:

  • Be considered for a Theatre Arts Scholarship

  • Be considered for pre-approval for one of our BFA tracks

Please take the following steps:

  1. Apply to Catawba

  2. Use Acceptd to submit pre-screening digital portfolios/audition materials.

  3. Register via Acceptd to attend one of our Masterclass Saturdays
    (November 23, 2019 and February 22, 2020)

What Happens Next?

  • Theatre Arts Faculty review your digital pre-screening materials

  • We will contact you via Acceptd to confirm your preferred Masterclass Saturday date

  • We will send you details about arrangements for your visit

  • You will participate in one of our Masterclass Saturdays led by Catawba Theatre Arts faculty

  • We will notify you (typically within two weeks) of your recommended scholarship amount and/or degree track.

FAQ, Answered

  • Program-specific guidelines for digital submission requirements are on our Acceptd web page.

  • Descriptions of degree requirements are on our Degree Programs page

  • In order to be considered for one of our BFA Tracks or a Theatre Arts scholarship, you must visit campus.

  • If neither of our Masterclass Saturday dates works with your schedule, a limited number of invitations may be issued for individual interviews (typically Fridays at noon, when we're in session). Students wishing to apply for an exception must first go through Acceptd and request a “Friday interview.”

  • Typical Masterclass Saturday Schedule