Theater Audition Days Begin Dec. 11

Earn a Scholarship to Siena Heights


How can I earn a scholarship to study Theater or Musical Theater at Siena Heights University? 

High school seniors and transfer students who plan to major in Theater/Musical Theater can schedule a theater audition during their campus visit. To schedule an audition, please email or call 517-264-7180. Meet with and audition for members of the SHU Theater Department from 10:15 a.m.-noon on the following dates:

  • Friday, December 11, 2009
  • Friday, January 15, 2010
  • Friday, February 12, 2010
  • Friday, March 12, 2010
  • Friday, April 16, 2010

Your audition/interview should include some or all of the following:

  • A high level of preparation

  • The ability and confidence to speak well when speaking about works of theater

  • Resume (list of works in which you have been involved)

  • Head shot (optional)

  • Exposure to theater outside of school, including additional lessons outside of school, and productions outside of school

  • High GPA and ACT scores (recommended)

In addition to the above qualifications, here are some additional things to prepare: 

Theater Audition

  • 2 contrasting monologues: 60 seconds in length each

Theater/Musical Theater Audition

  • Sing 32 bars of music (you pick the selection, SHU cannot guarantee accompaniment)
  • Student should be able to sing acapella or with own accompaniment
  • 1 monologue 60 seconds in length

For more information on the Theater/Musical Theater Department at SHU, please click here.





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