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School of Theatre, Dance, and Film Auditions

Acting, Musical Theatre, Dance, and Dance Teacher Education majors are required to audition.

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The first step is to apply and get accepted to Illinois State.

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Choose your audition date.

New students can choose their preferred date on the University application. For more information, please contact Cristen Monson, academic advisor.

Current Illinois State University students are encouraged to audition for upcoming performances produced by the School of Theatre, Dance, and Film. Contact

Audition Dates

  • December 2, 2023
    All Majors

  • January 12, 2024
    Illinois High School Theatre Festival
    (Not for scholarship consideration)

  • January 27, 2024
    Theatre Only

  • February 17, 2024
    All Majors
  • March 2, 2024
    Theatre Only
  • April 6, 2024
    All Majors
    (Not for scholarship consideration)

Upload requested material.

Follow the links below for each program's entry requirements.

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We will send communication confirming your audition date and next steps.