Audition and Interview Dates - NIU - School of Theatre and Dance

Audition and Interview Dates

Contact the School of Theatre and Dance to make an appointment to attend an audition, interview and/or portfolio review. PLEASE NOTE: There is a $40.00 audition fee payable in cash or check before or at the time of the audition except for those held on the NIU campus or at the Illinois High School Theatre Association festival.

Audition and Scholarship Interview Day-- (All degrees in Theatre and Dance)

Monday, February 17, 2014.

Location: NIU Campus -- School of Theatre and Dance -
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Applicants to BFA in Acting, BFA in Design and Technology and BA in Theatre Studies programs: contact the school to obtain application forms and to schedule an audition, portfolio presentation, or interview. Appointments are required for auditions or portfolio reviews. Please call 815.753.1334 to reserve a time. Auditions will take place in Stevens Building Room 226 beginning at 9:00 a.m. and continuing until 5:00 p.m.

BFA in Acting applicants contact Professor Stanton Davis: 815.753.8278,

BFA in Design and Technology applicants contact Professor Tracy Nunnally: 815.753.9342,

BA in Theatre Studies applicants call Dr. Patricia Ridge: 815.753.8074,

NOTE: if a scholarship application is NOT being submitted, interviews and auditions can be scheduled at any of the other dates listed below or by appointment.

Applicants to BFA in Dance program -- No appointment is necessary.
10:00 a.m. -- Orientation in Gabel Hall, Room 119
11:00 a.m. -- Audition Class in Gabel Hall, Room 113.

For BFA in Dance Performance location and requirements call Professor Judith Chitwood: 815.753.5503,

NOTE: The audition consists of a ballet class with modern and jazz dance combinations. There is no audition fee and application packets can be filled out that day. Proper dance attire is required.

Additional Off-Campus Dance Scholarship Audition

16 February 2014
3-5 p.m.
Hubbard Street Dance Studios
1147 Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL 60607

Additional On-Campus Audition Days for BFA in Acting

21 March, 2014, 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
25 April, 2014, 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and by appointment

Off-Campus Auditions for the BFA Degree Programs in Theatre

9 - 11 January 2014
ITA Auditions-Illinois High School Theatre Festival
Illinois State University
Normal, IL

25 & 26 January 2014
Unified Auditions-New York
Pearl Studios, New York City

3 - 5 February 2014
Unified Auditions-Chicago
Palmer House Hilton
17 E Monroe
Chicago, IL

8 & 9 February 2014
Unified Auditions-Los Angeles
The Marriot, 5855 Century Blvd, Los Angeles Airport
5711 W. Century Blvd
Los Angeles, CA