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Theater Scholarship Auditions and Interviews

Experience the FDU Theater Department at the Florham Campus

FDU attracts talented students from across the country to experience the multifaceted opportunities of our Theater Department. Whether your interest is Musical Theater, Acting or the technical aspects of the stage, students at FDU will learn from some of the most accomplished theater professionals as faculty.

A Theater audition or interview is required for students interested in majoring in Theater. Students interested in Acting or Musical Theater must audition. Students interested in Directing or Design & Technical Theater must interview. Any student who auditions or interviews on campus will be considered for a theater scholarship. Scholarships are renewable and range up to $5,000 per year.

As part of the audition experience, students can also:

  • Tour campus
  • Tour the 440-seat Dreyfuss Theater- site of our yearly main stage productions
  • Attend an Acting or Dance Class
  • Learn about FDU's international theater studies and internship opportunities with accomplished theater professionals
  • Meet with an admissions counselor
The audition and interview dates for 2017-2018 are:

Tuesday, September 26: 3:00-5:00pm
Tuesday, October 17: 3:00-5:00pm
Wednesday, October 25: 4:30-6:30pm
Tuesday, October 31: 1:00-3:00pm
Monday, November 6: 6:00-7:45pm
Thursday, November 9: 2:15-5:00pm
Tuesday, December 5: 1:00-3:00pm
Saturday, December 9: 12:00-5:00pm

Click here to select an available audition date and time.

Questions? Email audition@fdu.edu or call 973.443.8900

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Audition Requirements

FOR ACTING AUDITION
You should prepare two contrasting monologues lasting no longer than two minutes each.

FOR MUSICAL THEATER AUDITION
You will be asked to present one monologue and one song of at least 32 bars. (NOTE: Be sure to bring your own backing track on a CD. A CD player will be available.)

Upcoming Theater Productions

Read the recent article and interview featuring Playwright and FDU Director of Acting - Stacie Lents



Playscripts
Monologues:
The Real Actor's Nightmare

New Jersey Stage
An Interview with Stacie Lents