Prospective Students

Communication Arts
Theatre B.S. | B.A.

Imagine your future with TROY Theatre and Dance.

Interested in becoming a part of a collaborative community? Dedicated to working toward your goals?  Committed to seizing the opportunities that await you?  We have a place for you.  

Scholarships available in:
Performance | Design | Technology | Management | Education | Leadership | Playwriting

Upcoming Auditions

2018 | Troy Campus
BFA Dance Auditions

February 24 @ Long Hall Dance Studio

Theatre Scholarship Auditions

January 20 | February 17 @ Trojan Center Theater

Dance Admission & Scholarship Auditions

Dance B.F.A. | TROY Dance Theatre Ensemble | TROY Repertory Dance Company

Selected by audition either on campus or in a screening in your area, this highly selective program and ensembles train and perform in all genres and styles.

    Ballet
    Contemporary
    Commercial
    Jazz
    Musical Theatre & Tap

The Dance Audition will include 45-60 minutes of ballet; 30-40 minutes of jazz; and 30-40 minutes of modern/contemporary.

Optional Solo

90 seconds to 2 ½ minutes.  Unless you are a very strong ballet dancer, you may be asked to perform a solo which allows you to showcase the style with which you are most comfortable.

Attire

Females

black leotard, pink tights, ballet shoes, and hair secured back

Males

black tights or dance slacks, white tee shirt, black or white ballet shoes

Prior to the Audition Send in:

Two letters of recommendation
Resume
Headshot or photo
Transcript  (Unofficial is acceptable)
5X7 Photo Tendu a la Seconde
5X7 Photo First Arabesque
Contemporary Action Shot
One page personal statement regarding why you are the best candidate for a scholarship and what attributes you will bring to this program
NOTE: Concerning your dance resume, include all dance intensives beginning with your ninth grade year; teacher with whom you have studied for more than three class sessions; performances of merit and roles danced; dance titles and awards won.

THEATRE SCHOLARSHIP AUDITIONS & INTERVIEWS

Actors only

Prepare two contrasting monologues; total of 2 minutes.

Musical Theatre

In addition to the two contrasting monologues above, add a ballad and an up-tempo song (preferably from musical theatre). Prepare 16 measures for each. Bring sheet music taped in a file folder in appropriate key and tempo and clearly identify beginning and end points. An accompanist will be provided.

Technicians/Designers/Stage Managers

Bring your portfolio materials; prepare a 5 minute presentation to introduce your work and interests.

Theatre Education

Please prepare to audition and/or interview in performance, design, technology, or management.  Additional questions or conversations about your Theatre Education interests will be included as well.

Attire

Dress professionally in clothing which allows you to move freely, feel comfortable, and present the best version of yourself.

Auditionees are encouraged to showcase in all areas that apply to them. Strong vocalists are encouraged to audition in the Long School of Music for performance ensembles and additional scholarship awards.  Contact music@troy.edu for more information.

Prior to the Audition Send in:

Two letters of recommendation
Resume
Headshot or photo
Transcript  (Unofficial is acceptable)
One page personal statement regarding why you are the best candidate for a scholarship and what attributes you will bring to this program
Audition Form

Additional Scholarship Opportunities

TROY offers other excellent scholarships, many of which may be combined with Departmental scholarships from Theatre and Dance – you are encouraged to apply for these University awards through the Office of Admissions.  
See a full list of Troy Campus Scholarships at www.troy.edu/scholarships

NOTE: Deadlines begin December 1.  Apply early!

Schedule A Campus Visit

We would love to see you on campus! Come learn more about our programs, take part in classes, and spend time with students and faculty. Contact Admissions directly to schedule a campus tour:  www.troy.edu/admissions

Contact Us

Contact us with questions or for more information on auditions, scholarships, or to set up a visit.
theatreanddance@troy.edu
334-808-6142

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