Theatre Auditions

Theatre Auditions

Join us for an upcoming theatre audition event.

Auditions give us a chance to see you firsthand, but they also give you a chance to check us out, too. Talk with our faculty. See how it feels to be a theatre student at Florida Southern College.

The on-campus audition dates have passed, but audition video submissions are still accepted until March 16th.  Please see below for information on video submissions.

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Theatre and Dance Day on October 11

We are offering a special audition opportunity as part of FSC’s Theatre and Dance Day, a Master Class opportunity available to aspiring high school dancers and thespians.

Learn More about the theater and dance day event

If you are interested in pursuing a B.F.A. from the Theatre Arts department an audition is required. An audition is also required for applicants who wish to be considered for talent-based scholarship awards.

Audition Criteria

It is recommended, but not required, that the student apply to the college before their audition. This will expedite the scholarship process.

Please be aware that auditions begin at 1:00 PM and may go past 5:00 PM depending on the number of students auditioning. If you are flying in for an audition please plan your flights accordingly.

Audition Requirements

All potential BFA and scholarship students must provide the following by the date of their audition:

  • A resume, focusing on your experience in the arts.
  • Headshot
  • Two letters of recommendation from someone you have worked with in an artistic sense: teachers, directors, vocal coaches, etc.

Preparing For Your Audition

Resumes, headshots, and letters of recommendation can be submitted digitally using the registration form.

Perform two contrasting monologues, 60 to 90 seconds each.

Perform two contrasting songs, 32 bars or 90 seconds each. Please bring a recording of your accompaniment. For the dance portions of the audition come prepared with dance attire and jazz or ballet shoes with light-colored soles.

Prepare a portfolio of your technical work to present and discuss with Department Chair James Beck.

If you have any questions about the audition process, please email Jessica Parker or call at 863.680.4226.

All video auditions must be submitted by March 16, 2019. Video auditions should be emailed via Dropbox link to All documents and video audition can also be mailed to the following address:

BFA Auditions
Department of Theatre Arts and Dance
111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive
Lakeland, FL 33801

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Liz Green

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