First Year Student Admission

Acting (BFA) Audition

Each year, approximately 17 students enroll in the acting (BFA) major at BW. Auditions are required for all students applying to the acting (BFA) major.

Schedule Your Audition

As you complete the application for admission, you will be asked to request your audition date. Auditions are filled on a first-come basis after the receipt of the application and audition fee. Audition spots may fill well in advance of the application deadlines. The application and audition fee must be submitted by November 1 to audition in November and by January 10 to audition in February.

Audition Dates for Fall 2020 Enrollment

On-Campus Auditions

Saturday, November 16, 2019
Saturday, February 8, 2020
Saturday, February 15, 2020
Saturday, February 22, 2020
Sunday, February 23, 2020

Off-Campus Audition

Friday, November 22, 2019 - Moonified Auditions, Dallas, TX

Audition Fee

Once you have requested an audition date, please submit your audition fee ($75 audition fee for on campus auditions or $100 audition fee for off-campus auditions). Auditions are scheduled AFTER the audition fee is received. The audition fee covers multiple auditions should you choose to audition for the acting (BFA) major as well as a Conservatory major.

Your Audition

Prospective students should prepare two contrasting monologues, of which at least one must be by Shakespeare. Total audition time should not exceed four minutes. Bring a current head shot and resume to the audition.

Admission Notification

Because the application process for the acting (BFA) major requires an audition, a decision notification regarding your admission status will be sent by December 15 or March 20, depending on when BW receives your application materials and when you complete your audition.