Auditions for BFA – Design & Production
Applicants must have completed the Common Application, been invited for an interview and have paid the interview fee prior to the interview. Interviews are conducted at the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor only. At each interview session, there is an opportunity to learn more about the program and for parents and prospective students to ask questions
- Résumé and photo: Bring a typed résumé that includes previous theatre experience and training, recommendations from drama and art teachers, or production supervisors. Bring a photo with a good likeness of yourself.
- Brief personal statement: Bring a short essay describing reasons for choosing a career in theatre and training at Michigan, and your portfolio. This may include goals, professional ambitions, and ideas about the field itself. It should not be more than two double-spaced typed pages.
- Interview: Be prepared for a short conversation with the interviewer. This might include a discussion of your previous theatre work, and your goals. It is important to be relaxed, honest, direct, and yourself.
- Portfolio: The applicant’s portfolio should include design projects and/or any creative work (photography, craftwork, etc.) and/or stage manager’s prompt books.
Audition Schedule and Application Deadline Dates
General Undergraduate Audition Information
School of Music, Theatre & Dance Undergraduate Admissions
UM Undergraduate Admissions