• Audition/Interview Requirements

    for HSU Department of Theatre BFA/Scholarship Auditions

    BFA - Acting

    All applicants interested in auditioning for the BFA degree in Acting must select an audition date and prepare the following audition materials in addition to the required application forms online.

    Acting Audition Requirements:

    • Perform two age-appropriate, contrasting contemporary monologues
    • Perform one classical piece
    • (Have a fourth monologue of your choice prepared if so requested)
    • Each monologue should be memorized and 60-90 seconds in length
    • Applicants should have read the entire play from which the monologue comes in order to comprehend the given circumstances of the character
    • A chair will be provided for your audition should it be needed

    *Note: This will also count as a theatre scholarship audition


    BFA - Musical Theatre

    All applicants interested in auditioning for the BFA degree in Musical Theatre must select an audition date and prepare the following audition materials in addition to the required application forms online.

    Musical Theatre Audition Requirements

    (an accompanist will be provided):

    • Perform two contrasting Broadway songs (one Golden Age and one contemporary) – 32 bars – have a third song prepared if requested
    • Please bring your sheet music clearly marked for the pianist
    • Perform two age-appropriate, contrasting contemporary monologues - memorized and 60-90 seconds each
    • At the end of the auditions, all Musical Theatre applicants will participate in a dance call – please bring appropriate dance attire.

    *Note: This will also count as a theatre scholarship audition


    BFA - Theatre Education, Stage Management, and Design/Theatre Technology

    All interested applicants should contact Dr. Victoria Spangler at (325) 670-1404 or vspangler@hsutx.edu to schedule an interview

    *Note: This interview will fulfill the requirement for theatre scholarship consideration


    BA, BBS, and Theatre Minors

    All applicants interested in applying for a theatre scholarship:

    • Perform one age-appropriate, contemporary monologue
    • Perform one classical piece
    • (Have a third monologue of your choice prepared if so requested)
    • Each monologue should be memorized and 60-90 seconds in length
    • Applicants should have read the entire play from which the monologue comes in order to comprehend the given circumstances of the character
    • A chair will be provided for your audition should it be needed

    Any inquiries regarding these requirements should be made to Victoria Spangler at (325) 670-1404 or vspangler@hsutx.edu

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