School of Visual & Performing Arts : Freshman Applicant Requirements for Admission

Auditions & Portfolio Reviews for Admission

Certain areas of study within the School of Visual and Performing Arts require the competition and passing of an audition or portfolio review for acceptance into the program. This page serves as a directory to find information on upcoming auditions, audition requirements, and program information. Click here for more information on Freshman Applicant Requirements for Admission.


Theatre

Click here to read more about auditioning for the BFA Musical Theatre program. 

All students looking to be considered for acceptance to the BFA Musical Theatre program must first submit a pre-screen video. Details regarding the pre-screening requirements are included in the link above.

Upcoming auditions for the BFA Musical Theatre program are:

  • Saturday, December 3, 2022
  • Saturday, February 4, 2023
  • Friday, March 3, 2023

Pre-screen submission deadlines:

  • For the 12/3/22 audition, prescreens must be submitted no later than 11/1/22
  • For the 2/4/23 audition, prescreens must be submitted no later than 1/1/23
  • For the 3/3/23 audition, prescreens must be submitted no later than 2/1/23

The Department of Theatre Arts will also be attending:

  • CAP United Auditions on November 11 & 12, 2022
  • Florida Combined Auditions on January 13 & 14, 2023
  • National Unified Auditions on January 28, 2023

Music

Click here to read more about auditioning for degrees within the Department of Music. 

Every program in the music department requires an audition for admission. Click the program you are interested in to view specific audition requirements:

Audition Dates for Fall 2023 entry:

  • Saturday, December 3, 2022*
  • Saturday, January 21, 2023
  • Saturday, February 11, 2023
  • Saturday, February 25, 2023
  • Saturday, March 4, 2023
*scholarship consideration date

Art

The Department of Art does not require a portfolio review for admission to their undergraduate programs. The Department of Art hosts a Portfolio Review Day on Saturday, December 3, 2023 which offers high school students the opportunity to have their work reviewed by a faculty member from WCSU.

A portfolio review is required only for acceptance into the MFA in Visual Arts (graduate program). Click here to read more about the portfolio review process for MFA in Visual Arts.