BFA Musical Theatre @ SUNY Cortland

BFA Musical Theatre @ SUNY Cortland

CATEGORY: Academic/Instructor

BFA Musical Theatre @ SUNY Cortland
Cortland, NY 13045

Job Details


SUNY Cortland's BFA in Musical Theatre has EXTENDED the deadline for Audition Submissions for the 2021-2022 school year to Friday, April 16th. No prescreen required!

For the 2020-21 school year, all auditions will be online submissions. Please note: These online submissions are not prescreens, but will serve as your audition for the department.

It is strongly recommended that an application for general admission to SUNY Cortland is submitted before scheduling an audition. Visit SUNY Cortland's application process page to learn more. 

Candidates should prepare:
  • Two 30-second contrasting song selections from the musical theatre canon.
    • Song selection requirements: one up-tempo, one ballad; one pre-1960, one post-1960; no pop, rock, rap, or country. No acapella auditions, please.
  • A brief, one-minute contemporary monologue—no Shakespeare or verse, please.  Monologue cannot be from a musical or performed with a dialect. 
  • 30-60 seconds of dance. Candidates can choose whatever discipline they feel the most confident in:  jazz, ballet, modern, hip hop, lyrical or contemporary. The dance portion of the audition can be filmed in a studio, or can be from a production, competition, or other performance. Choreography must be performed to music; no a cappella, please. The dance should be filmed in “full body” shot, with the entire body in the frame at all times.  Choreography must be performed to music; no a cappella, please.



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