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Congratulations to all our Fall 2024 admitted students! We can’t wait to welcome you to NYC this fall. Be sure to make your deposit today to secure your spot.

Admissions Application/Audition and Interview Process

Application Process for First-Year and Transfer Students

  1. Submit your application for admission through the Common Application or the Marymount Manhattan College website prior to scheduling an audition or interview.
  2. Log in to your Admissions Portal and schedule a live audition opportunity or upload your digital requirements. Access to audition/interview scheduling will open on October 2, 2023.
  3. Complete your audition/interview.

Please Note: Your transcripts, test scores, and letters of recommendation can be submitted at a later date, and do not need to be marked as complete in order to schedule an audition/interview.

Admissions Requirements for Each Program

An audition is required for students interested in the following programs:

BFA in Acting

BFA in Musical Theatre

Applicants to the BFA in Musical Theatre are also evaluated for admission to the BFA in Acting program at the time of their audition.

BA in Directing

Applicants to the BA in Directing program must also complete an interview as part of their audition experience.

An interview is required for students interested in the following programs:

BFA in Theatre Design and Technology

BFA in Stage and Production Management

BA in Writing for the Stage

Students interested in the following concentrations  need to complete a secondary online application, which is submitted in the Admissions Portal.

BA in Theatre and New Media

BA in Theatre History and Performance Texts


Please keep in mind the Theatre Arts Department cannot release your audition/interview decision until you have been admitted by the Office of Admissions. 

Scheduling Your Audition and Interview

Once you have submitted your application for admission, you will be given access to the Theatre Audition form located within your Admissions Portal. This form will guide you through the process to schedule your preferred audition/interview date.

Auditions are available on a first-come, first-served basis, so be sure to schedule your audition opportunity as soon as you are able. Access to audition/interview scheduling will open on October 2, 2023. This year the Department of Theatre Arts will be hosting three types of audition/interview opportunities for students applying for Fall 2024 entry:

  • On-Campus Audition/Interview: this audition/interview is live in-person at our MMC campus
  • Virtual (via Acceptd) Audition/Interview: this audition/interview is hosted on Acceptd (Zoom) for Acting, Musical Theatre and Directing candidates. Students must register through Acceptd to participate. Virtual interviews for BFA Stage and Production Management and BFA Design & Technology programs are available to schedule through your MMC portal 
  • Digital Submission: this option is for students who can not participate in-person or virtually and would like to submit materials for consideration. Videos will be uploaded through the students MMC portal

All audition experiences listed above afford applicants an equal opportunity for admission to the Department of Theatre Arts. We encourage you to select the audition experience that best aligns with your individual needs.

Students who are applying for Spring 2024 entry will be required to complete an audition/interview opportunity on:

November 17 for the BFA in Design and Technology or BFA in Stage and Production Management

November 18 for the BFA in Acting, the BFA in Musical Theatre or the BA in Directing concentration

Audition Information (NO PRE-SCREEN REQUIRED)

Interview Information

Digital Audition/Interview Requirements


Virtual Open House

On November 8, 2023 at 7:00pm the Department of Theatre Arts will host a Virtual Open House. During this session, you will hear from our expert faculty about what to expect from an MMC Theatre Arts education. 

Register Now! 


All applicants who complete their application to the Department of Theatre Arts are automatically considered for the Visual and Performing Arts Merit Scholarship at their audition/interview. Applicants may also receive an Academic Merit Scholarship which can be stacked with the Visual and Performing Arts Merit Scholarship.

At the audition/interview, candidates compete for Theatre scholarships, renewable for three years if the student remains in the Theatre major and maintains a 3.0 grade point average. Visual and Performing Arts Merit Scholarships are given on the basis of talent and academic record.

Scholarship recipients are informed of their awards in the Department of Theatre Arts admissions letter.

Re-Audition Policy

Students who were previously not admitted to the Department of Theatre Arts for a particular major or concentration may not audition again for that major or concentration; however, those students are welcome to audition or interview for a major or concentration to which they did not previously apply. Students who have been waitlisted and were not offered a spot in one of our programs are not eligible to re-audition.
Current students attending MMC who did not previously audition or interview for Theatre Arts are eligible to audition or interview; those students should contact the Office of Theatre Recruitment to arrange an audition or interview.

Higher Education Opportunity Program

Prospective students who are HEOP applicants are encouraged to apply to the HEOP program by December 15 and schedule their Theatre Arts audition/interview as early as possible. For more information on the HEOP program, please visit the HEOP page. 

Get in touch!

If you have specific questions about the Department of Theatre Arts or the application process please contact the the Office of Theatre Recruitment at 212-774-0767 or

Mondo Morales, Associate Director of Visual and Performing Arts Admission


We look forward to speaking with you!