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Theatre Department Requirements

Students have the option to audition on campus or submit a pre-recorded audition video. All video auditions are submitted through your Loyola Application Portal.

A Thespian Festival call back from Loyola University New Orleans, will waive audition requirements.

Headshot + Resume
  • You will upload your headshot and resume to your application portal.
  • The resume should highlight different roles or capacities you have fulfilled in theatre productions
Monologue
  • You will perform two contrasting age-appropriate 60-120 second monologues from works of established playwrights- memorized
  • The monologues you select should be from a stage play
  • Before performing your monologues, be prepared to state your name, the title of the play, the name of the playwright, and the character you are performing as
Technical Portfolio (optional)
  • If you are interested in the production aspects of theatre (technical, design, playwrighting, etc.), you may submit a portfolio highlighting your accomplishments within these areas
  • Your portfolio may contain drawings, paintings, costumes, scripts, craft/woodworking projects, etc. Your portfolio must be digitized and uploaded to your application portal.
  • Applicants who submit a technical portfolio only need to perform one monologue (see above for monologue requirements)
Headshot + Resume
  • You will upload your headshot and resume to your application portal.
  • The resume should highlight different roles or capacities you have fulfilled in theatre productions
Monologue
  • You will perform two contrasting age-appropriate 60-120 second monologues from works of established playwrights- memorized
  • The monologues you select should be from a stage play
  • Before performing your monologues, be prepared to state your name, the title of the play, the name of the playwright, and the character you are performing as
Technical Portfolio (optional)
  • If you are interested in the production aspects of theatre (technical, design, playwrighting, etc.), you may submit a portfolio highlighting your accomplishments within these areas
  • Your portfolio may contain drawings, paintings, costumes, scripts, craft/woodworking projects, etc. Your portfolio must be digitized and uploaded to your application portal.
  • Applicants who submit a technical portfolio only need to perform one monologue (see above for monologue requirements)
Headshot + Resume
  • You will upload your headshot and resume to your College of Music and Fine Arts supplemental application
  • The resume should highlight different roles or capacities you have fulfilled in theatre productions
Monologue
  • You will perform one age-appropriate 60-120 second monologue from the work of an established playwright- memorized
  • The monologue you select should be from a stage play
  • Before performing your monologue, be prepared to state your name, the title of the play, the name of the playwright, and the character you are performing as
Theatre Songs
  • You will perform two contrasting (ballad/up tempo) musical theatre songs one (1) minute each - memorized. One selection should be a classic Broadway piece pre-1970s and the second selection a contemporary piece 1970-present.
  • There will be an accompanist provided for on-campus auditions. You must bring sheet music for our accompanist in a 3-ring binder