We can't wait to create, learn and grow with you. Learn how to audition or present your portfolio.
- Friday, November 17, 2023 (Arts Discover Day)
- Friday, February 9, 2024 (Arts Discover Day)
Or contact us at BUtheatre@belhaven.edu to learn about virtual audition options
Students wishing to be accepted into an emphasis program (Performance or Production) must audition according to guidelines below.
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Audition & Portfolio Requirements
Students wishing to pursue the B.A. in Theatre do not need to audition for admission to the program, however, if a student wishes to be considered for a theatre scholarship, he/she will need to perform an audition or submit a portfolio for consideration. Scholarship auditions and/or portfolio reviews can be done in person or via digital/video submission. Contact BUtheatre@belhaven.edu or instructions for digital submissions.
Students wishing to pursue the BA in Theatre (Performance emphasis) must audition with three of the following.
- Comedic monologue, 45-90 seconds in length
- Dramatic monologue, 45-90 seconds in length
- Classical verse monologue, 1-2 minutes in length
- Excerpt from a musical song, 30-45 seconds in length*
This audition should be done in person on one of the dates listed above. Students who are unable to travel to campus on any of these dates should contact BUtheatre@belhaven.edu for instructions on alternate audition options.
NOTE: You will need to provide your own accompaniment. We recommend bringing a Bluetooth speaker to use with your phone.
If you're pursuing the B.A. in Theatre (Production Emphasis), you must present a portfolio either in person during one of our Audition Days or virtually. For information about what to include in your portfolio or to arrange for a virtual portfolio review session, please email BUTheatre@belhaven.edu or call us at 601-974-6478.
Arts Discover Day
Performing, designing, producing, building, teaching. For every creative passion, Belhaven University is the place to be — and we have a special day planned just for you.
In addition to our Visit Scholarship, you can supplement your financial aid award with an academic scholarship from Belhaven's School of the Arts!
To qualify, you must be accepted for admission, submit your high school GPA and test scores, and complete your FAFSA. We'll assess your scholarship potential along with your audition or portfolio review when you're on campus for Arts Discover Day.
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