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All incoming freshmen or transfer students must audition to be considered for scholarships and to gain admission into the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts programs in Acting/Directing, Music Theatre and Dance. Although it is not required, Design/Technology students are strongly encouraged to interview for admission and scholarship consideration.

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Audition Dates

October 4, 2024
November 8, 2024
November 15, 2024
February 28, 2025
April 25, 2025

Please fill out the linked form to begin the audition process for the Department of Theatre Arts.

Audition application

Audition requirements

Video submissions
First round acceptance: March 1 deadline
Alternate slots acceptance: May 1 deadline

To schedule an audition/interview, contact Mo LaMee at [email protected]

Sample Visitation Schedule
9:20-10am Registration and meet & greet with faculty
10-11am Tour of Moss Performing Arts Center (tour video)
11am-12pm Students: Attend theatre or dance class / Parents: Q&A with department head
12-1pm Free time for lunch. Multiple options in the University Center and Tomlinson Library
1-2pm CMU campus tour (take a virtual tour now!)
2-3pm BFA Music Theatre: Dance Call / BFA Acting/Directing: meet with other campus offices (ie. Financial Aid, Residence Life, Admissions)
3-5pm BFA Music Theatre and Acting/Directing: Individual Auditions 
3:30-5pm BA Dance: Company Class
5-7:30pm Free time for dinner - check out one of our downtown Grand Junction restaurants

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