As a DeSales Theatre Department candidate, you must apply and be accepted academicallyand artistically. To
be accepted artistically into the theatre department you must audition and interview with our theatre faculty during
one of our annual Talent Scholarship Audition Days hosted on the DeSales University campus.
Theatre Department Scholarship Audition/Interview Days
The DeSales University Theatre Department will be hosting two Scholarship Audition/Interview dates for our theatre
candidates who have already applied thru the DeSales admissions process. We will be holding auditions on Saturday,
December 7th from 11:30am-4:00pm or Sunday, January 19th from 11:30am-4:00pm. Please arrange to stay the entire
duration of our day. To register for your chance to audition for the program and talent scholarship opportunities,
What to Prepare
Acting for Stage & Screen Candidate--We ask that you prepare two contrasting monologues that
showcase your strengths. Should you wish to showcase yourself as a singer, you may prepare one monologue and one
song, as an accompanist will be provided on both dates. Please bring your legible music in the appropriate key with
you into the audition room. You will not be allowed to perform your song a capella. Also, please bring a
headshot or current photo and resume with you when you check-in.
Musical Theatre Candidate--We ask that you prepare one song and one monologue that showcases your
strengths. Please bring your legible music in the appropriate key with you into the audition room. You will not be
allowed to perform your song a capella. Also, please bring a headshot or current photo and resume with you
when you check-in. There will not be a dance call, but if you would like to showcase a dance solo
piece, we will make time in the audition room for you. However, please inform us at check-in that you plan to
showcase your dance background.
Design/Technical Theatre Candidate--We ask that you prepare to discuss your artistic and/or
technical experience and background. All candidates are encouraged to bring examples of your work (i.e. photos,
drawings, sound clips, etc.) Also, please bring a headshot or current photo, resume and a letter of
recommendation with you when you check-in.
If you have further questions or if you cannot attend either of the scholarship days, please reach out to Rebecca
Righi the Director of Recruitment for the Performing Arts Division at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone, (610)