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Auditions & Interviews

An audition or interview is required for admission for all programs at The Theatre School. You must submit an application and certain materials (for some programs,  you must also pass a prescreen) before you are able to sign-up for an audition or interview through our online registration system.

Chicago, on-campus

Saturday October 21, 2017 - BFA Interviews
Saturday November 4, 2017 - BFA Interviews
Saturday January 13, 2018 - BFA Callbacks & BFA Interviews
Saturday January 27, 2018 - BFA Callbacks, BFA Interviews, & MFA Auditions
Tuesday January, 30, 2018 - MFA Auditions
Wednesday January 31, 2018 - MFA Auditions
Saturday February 3, 2018 - BFA Callbacks, BFA Interviews, & MFA Callback Session*
Tuesday February 6, 2018 - BFA Callbacks
Wednesday February 7, 2018 - BFA Callbacks
Saturday February 17, 2018 - BFA Callbacks, BFA Interviews, MFA Auditions, & MFA Directing 

*MFA Callback Session is only for MFA Actors who choose to do the optional video prescreen.

Regional Locations

Houston (JW Marriott Downtown Houston - 806 Main Street)
Saturday December 9, 2017 - BFA Interviews

New York City (Ripley-Grier Studios - 520 8th Avenue)
Friday January 19, 2018 - BFA Callbacks
Saturday January 20, 2018 - BFA Callbacks, BFA Interviews, MFA Auditions, & MFA Directing
Sunday January 21, 2018 - BFA Callbacks, BFA Interviews, & MFA Auditions

San Francisco (San Francisco Marriott Union Square - 480 Sutter Street)
Saturday February 3, 2018 - MFA Auditions

Los Angeles (Residence Inn by Marriott Los Angeles/LAX - 5933 W Century Blvd.)
Saturday February 10, 2018 - BFA Callbacks, BFA Interviews, & MFA Directing
Sunday February 11, 2018 - BFA Callbacks & BFA Interviews
Monday February 12, 2018 - BFA Callbacks

BFA Custom Interviews (Phone, Skype, or In-Person)

If possible, we encourage you to interview at one of the interview days listed above. However, applicants who are unable to make any of our interview days may instead request a custom interview through our online form. Your application must otherwise be 100% complete (all application materials received) and the request-form submitted by February 15. Custom interviews are held between 9am and 5pm Central Standard Time, Monday through Friday, around faculty schedules. Interviews will not be scheduled past February 28.

Need more information?

For more information about the audition or interview process, please visit your program's "how to apply" page, linked below. If you have additional questions, visit our FAQ page or give The Theatre Admissions Office a call at (773) 325-7999.