Acting and Musical Theatre applicants may arrange to audition for CCPA at the National Unified Auditions or at one of our on-campus audition dates. Students auditioning at the Unified Auditions will still schedule their auditions individually with each school they plan to audition for.
All theatre applicants must audition in person; video auditions are not admissible.
If you have any questions, please contact the CCPA Office of Enrollment at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Acting (BFA): Two contrasting monologues from plays. One may be classical, but this is not a requirement. Each piece should be no longer than two minutes. Characters should be close to your age. If you choose an ethnic piece, the contrasting piece should be ethnically non-specific.
Musical Theatre - Voice Emphasis (BFA): Same as above plus 32 bars each of one ballad and one up-tempo song. You must sing with recorded accompaniment. We will provide a CD player with iPod dock. Recordings should not contain any lead vocals. Please select from the standard musical theatre repertoire. Students auditioning in Chicago will also take part in a vocal evaluation and a dance call.
Musical Theatre - Dance Emphasis (BFA): One monologue from a play (not to exceed one minute) and 32 bars of a song. You must sing with recorded accompaniment. We will provide a CD player with iPod dock. Recording should not contain any lead vocals. Please select from the standard musical theatre repertoire. All applicants to the Dance Emphasis program will participate in a dance call as part of their audition.