Theatre Auditions

Should I audition?

If you are interested in pursuing a B.F.A. in Theatre Arts, Florida Southern’s Department of Theatre Arts requires an audition.

An audition is also required for applicants who wish to be considered for talent-based scholarship awards.

Auditions will be held on campus at 1 p.m. on:

  • Saturday, February 22
  • Saturday, March 15
  • Saturday, April 5 (This audition date is for acceptance into the B.F.A. program only, no scholarships will be awarded.)

Preparing for your audition

Depending on your program, please prepare the following:

  • B.F.A. Acting
    Perform two contrasting monologues, 60-90 seconds each
  • B.F.A. Musical Theatre
    Perform two contrasting songs, 32 bars or 90 seconds each. You must bring a CD of your accompaniment
  • B.F.A. Technical Theatre
    Prepare a portfolio of your technical work to present and discuss with Department Chair James Beck


Email Jessica Parker at with the dates in order of preference. We will send you a confirmation by return email. If you prefer to schedule by phone, call Jessica at 863.680.4226.

Additional requirements

As potential B.F.A. and scholarship student, you must also provide the following by the date of your audition:

  • A resume, focusing on your experience in the arts
  • Two letters of recommendation from someone you have worked with in an artistic sense: teachers, directors, vocal coaches etc.
  • Application to the college To be considered for scholarship money it is recommended, you apply to the college before your audition. This will expedite the scholarship process.


Theatre Auditions

Have questions? Contact

Jessica Parker
Administrative Assistant
Department of Theatre Arts