Audition/Interview Dates and Locations
for Students Seeking Fall 2024 admission to VSU

VSU Theatre & Dance conducts auditions and interviews for admission to all areas of the degree programs and consideration for scholarships that may be available. Please note, the theatre track auditions and interviews for acceptance into the Theatre degree program are in addition to the VSU admissions process.

On campus auditions will be Monday, October 30, 2023 and Monday, February 19, 2024 (President's Day). The Theatre Major Experience is your opportunity to experience the life of a theatre major at Valdosta State University. Join us for workshops, meet the VSU Theatre students you will be friends with next fall, get to know your professors, and audition or interview for entrance as a theatre major and for scholarships. 

Please fill out the following form to register:

Information about Track Auditions/Portfolio Presentations:

  • Performance Track Candidates will present two contrasting monologues, not to exceed 3 minutes.
  • Musical Theatre Candidates will present two 32-bar cuts of contrasting songs, one monologue not to exceed 60 seconds, and participate in a dance class covering musical theatre dance technique.
  • Production and Theatre Management Candidates will present their portfolio of work accomplished to date to a faculty committee.
  • Dance Candidates, please see the Dance Program's webpage.

Those Candidates wishing to be considered for Scholarship opportunities are asked to submit or bring 2 letters of recommendation and statement of need.

*The Theatre Major Experience is open to all high school students! You do not have to be auditioning for the program to attend. 

Feb 24 Major Day Schedule

If you can not attend these on-campus auditions, you may submit virtual auditions for Fall 2024 admission via  Candidates seeking scholarship consideration, that information is also in the Valdosta State University profile on

Valdosta State University will have representatives on-site at college fairs and combined auditions:

  • Patel Conservatory College Fair - September 24, 2023 (Tampa, FL)
  • Douglas Anderson School of the Arts - October 4-6, 2023 (Jacksonville, FL) 
  • Georgia Theatre Conference - October 18-21, 2023 (Columbus, GA)
  • Florida Theatre Conference - November 2-4, 2023 (Winter Haven, FL)
  • Southeastern Theatre Conference - March 13-17, 2024 (Mobile, AL)

The scholarships page details opportunities that may be available to Theatre and Dance students.

Degree Track Auditions for students 
currently enrolled at VSU

VSU Theatre & Dance will conduct on campus auditions and/or portfolio presentations for students already attending VSU who have yet to be accepted into a Track.

For Musical Theatre, students should prepare two 32-bar cuts of contrasting songs, a monologue not to exceed 60 seconds, and participate in a dance class covering musical theatre dance technique. An accompanist will be provided.

For Performance, students should prepare two contrasting monologues, combined should not exceed three minutes.

Production and Theatre Management candidates will present your portfolio to a faculty representative, presentation should not exceed 5 minutes immediately followed by a brief interview. 

The next audition for current students seeking admission into a track will be Monday, February 19, 2024. Please fill out this form: Audition Form for Current VSU Students

Auditions for the Productions of the Season

Auditions are held for each production during the performance season.  Auditions schedules are available in the Program office and announced via email blast. Traditionally these auditions begin the night of the first day of class of the fall semester, and November for the spring productions with a general call and 2 nights of call backs for specific productions.

For a musical theatre production, students should prepare a monologue and a thirty-two bar cut from musical theatre repertoire.  The presentation of the monologue and the two musical selections should not exceed two minutes.  An accompanist will be provided.  Singing a Cappella or to taped accompaniment is not allowed.  Sheet music must be provided for the accompanist. 

For a non-musical theatre production, students should prepare a monologue.  The presentation should not exceed 90 seconds.

All students admitted to either the Musical Theatre or the Performance track are required to audition for theatre productions every semester that they are enrolled in the program. All students admitted to either the Production or Management are expected to participate in productions each semester.  Exceptions for extenuating circumstances must be requested in writing at least two weeks prior to the scheduled auditions. Failure to meet these conditions will require applying for readmission to the appropriate track.