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Admission into the Western Michigan University Department of Theatre is a multi-step process:

  1. WMU Application: Submit a general application to Western Michigan University.
  2. WMU Theatre Application: Submit an application through Acceptd to interview & audition for the Department of Theatre. Please contact the WMU School of Theatre and Dance by email if the application fee through Acceptd presents a financial hardship that would prevent application.
  3. Attend an audition or interview: Below is a list of audition and interview opportunities and information about participating in each. Due to Covid-19, all auditions and interviews for the 2021-2022 academic year will be conducted online and via video submission. 

Please note that applying to the University before December 15 provides many scholarship opportunities.

 

On-campus auditions and interviewS

  • February 19 and March 19, 2021 - Auditions and interviews will be conducted virtually. Opportunities to attend Q&A sessions and virtual tours will be scheduled throughout both days. 

  • Location: online

  • Programs: All

  • Application: Apply online

Off-campus auditions and interviewS

Michigan Thespian Festival

  • Date: December 4-6, 2020

  • Location: online -  website

  • Programs: Acting, Design and Technical Theatre, Stage Management, Arts Administration

  • Application: Apply online

Illinois High School Theatre Festival

  • Date: TBA

  • Location: online - website

  • Programs: Acting, Design and Technical Theatre, Stage Management, Arts Administration

  • Application: Apply online