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Theatre Department Auditions

As a DeSales Theatre Department candidate, you must apply and be accepted academically and artistically. To be accepted artistically into the Theatre department and to be eligible for a talent scholarship, you must submit a video audition and virtually interview with our Theatre faculty. Please submit all audition materials after submitting your application to DeSales University.

*Please note, audition videos submitted through Google Docs will not be accepted.

Acting for Stage & Screen Candidate

We ask that you perform two contrasting monologues that showcase your strengths. Please use either YouTube or Vimeo to upload your video. We ask that you please keep your audition video to a total of 3 minutes and no longer. Please do not send your videos on Google Docs. Please also send a headshot, resume, and a letter of recommendation from a Theatre director or teacher. Please email all materials to Rebecca Righi at rebecca.righi@desales.edu after completing your application to DeSales.  

Musical Theatre Candidate

We ask that you perform one song and one monologue that showcases your strengths. Please sing along with a track or accompaniment. Please use either YouTube or Vimeo to upload your video. We ask that you please keep your audition video to a total of 3 minutes and no longer.Please do not send your videos on Google Docs. Also, please send a headshot, resume, and a letter of recommendation from a Theatre or Choir director or teacher. Please email all materials to Rebecca Righi at rebecca.righi@desales.edu after completing your application to DeSales.  

Design/Technical Candidate

We ask that you submit examples of your work (i.e. photos, drawings, sound clips, etc.) Please do not send your materials on Google Docs.  Also, please send a headshot (or photo), resume, and a letter of recommendation from a Theatre director or teacher. Please email all materials to Rebecca Righi at rebecca.righi@desales.edu after completing your application to DeSales.

Theatre Department Preview Day—January 24, 2021

After submitting your video audition, please join us for a virtual Theatre Department Preview Day to learn more about our Theatre program and meet with current Theatre students and alumni.

Register for the January Virtual Theatre Preview Day

Contact Us

Rebecca Righi, Director of Recruitment for the Performing Arts