If you are interested in pursuing a BFA in Musical Theatre or Theatre Performance, a pre-screen video upload is required. For Technical Theatre and Design a portfolio submission is required.
A pre-screen audition is also required for applicants pursuing the BA in Theatre Arts who wish to be considered for talent-based scholarship awards.
Florida Southern College is a participant in the Musical Theater Common Prescreen for the 2022-2023 cycle.
Choose your preferred audition date below. Please make note of the pre-screen upload deadline. You will be notified via email of your specific audition time once you have passed the pre-screen process.
*Students may also audition on Friday, October 14, 2022 as part of the Theatre and Dance Day schedule. To be eligible, students must be registered and participate in the day’s program.
Students must have applied to Florida Southern College but need not have received their academic admission decision in order to register for a pre-screen audition, portfolio review, or audition.
All students selected to audition for the BFA Musical Theatre and Theatre Performance majors will be evaluated for acceptance into the programs, as well as for scholarship consideration. Students submitting a portfolio for the BFA Technical Theatre program will be evaluated for acceptance into the program, as well as for scholarship consideration.
Virtual auditions can be accommodated. Please contact Jessica Parker, firstname.lastname@example.org to request a virtual audition.
For the 2022/2023 Audition Cycle, MTCP has included a list of helpful hints. We strongly encourage that you take advantage of these resources which have been thoughtfully and intentionally crafted by the expertise of multiple programs nationwide to support the excellence of the audition and for your benefit. View the MTCP Resources Page.
Each piece should be filmed/uploaded as a separate piece of media. No continuous videos. Students are encouraged to use standard technology/recording devices that are available to them (i.e. smartphones, tablets, etc.).
There should not be a separate introduction or “slate” video. Instead, “slates” are to appear at the beginning of each piece and included as part of the time allotment. (Read through the resources page for examples of each of the three slates described below).
Students should prepare two contrasting pieces.
Students should prepare one video.
Students may choose to supplement their audition with the following optional video.
Each piece should be filmed/uploaded as a separate piece of media. No continuous videos. Students are encouraged to use standard technology/recording devices that are available to them (i.e. smartphones, tablets, etc).
There should not be a separate introduction or “slate” video. Instead, “slates” are to appear at the beginning of each piece and included as part of the time allotment.
Students should prepare two contrasting pieces:
In order to secure a virtual interview a portfolio with supporting documents should be fully submitted by March 31, 2023.
After you have submitted your portfolio and artistic resume, and we have received your letters of recommendation, you will be notified via email to arrange an interview using Zoom or another video conferencing service.
The BA in Theatre Arts does not require an audition for admission to the program. However, for scholarship consideration students must submit a prescreen audition or portfolio. Reference the prescreen audition requirements in the BFA Musical Theatre and BFA Theatre Performance tabs. Reference the portfolio requirements in the BFA Technical Theatre tab.
Students should pick a minimum of two choices from the options below to submit for their prescreen. A “Wild Card” submission is encouraged, but not required for consideration.
This is an optional submission, it is not required to complete a prescreen audition.
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