Audition/Interview Information

 

 

All applicants applying to the BFA at Mason Gross School of the Arts Theater program must first complete a Rutgers University application. Five business days after submitting the university application, a link to the Mason Gross Supplemental application will be emailed to you. Through the supplemental application, students will arrange their required audition or interview, pay the $55 audition/interview fee, and answer questions about their theater background. For further details on the application process, please visit here

Auditions/Interviews are held on campus and at regional locations throughout the United States. Audition dates and locations can be found here.

 ACTING BFA

Please prepare the following for your scheduled audition:

Audition- Actors must present two contrasting monologues; one classical and one contemporary. They should be memorized. The combined total of both monologues may not exceed 4 minutes.

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 DESIGN BFA

On the Mason Gross supplemental application, applicants should upload a portfolio of work and resume to be reviewed by faculty. All applicants are required to interview with faculty. 

-Portfolio: Designs, drafting, drawings, examples of your work in theater (photos of productions, construction of craft projects, programs or posters that you designed) and any other material that shows your background and interest in theater. You may also include other artwork or drawings that may not pertain to theater. 

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 STAGE MANAGEMENT BFA

On the Mason Gross supplemental application, applicants should upload a portfolio of work and resume to be reviewed by faculty. All applicants are required to interview with faculty. 

Portfolio:- Prompt books, show paperwork, examples of your work in theater (photos of productions, construction or craft projects, programs or posters that you designed) and any other material that shows your background and interest in theater. 

TECHNICAL DIRECTION BFA

On the Mason Gross supplemental application, applicants should upload a portfolio of work and resume to be reviewed by faculty. All applicants are required to interview with faculty. 

Portfolio: Designs, drafting, drawings, examples of your work in theater (photos of productions, construction of craft projects, programs or posters that you designed) and any other material that shows your background and interest in theater. 

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MFA

Mason Gross School of the Arts Theater Department offers a MFA in Directing and a MFA in Playwriting. Both programs follow a 2.5 year curriculum and accept new students on alternating years. MFA Directing candidates will be reviewed for admission for a Fall 2020 start. MFA Playwriting candidates will be reviewed for admission next cycle for a Fall 2021 start. The Theater Department will not accept new applicants for the MFA in Design, Acting, or Stage Management at this time.