Acting

Auditions

Perform two contrasting monologues

  • Acceptable contrasting monologues are
    • Contemporary vs. Classical
    • Comedic vs. Dramatic
  • Each monologue must not exceed 1 1/2 minutes
  • During the scheduled audition the student will also have the opportunity to meet with a theatre professor and discuss the program, talk about various interests in theatre, and share any thoughts, concerns, or questions
  • There is no musical or singing portion to the audition
  • If the student is unable to audition in person, video submissions are accepted

Headshot

In addition to the letter of recommendation, please e-mail or mail a headshot photo to the address listed below.

Theatre tech and design

  • Rather than an audition, the student will be interviewed
  • If the student has photos or a portfolio of work, the theatre department would like to see them

Directors and writers

  • Rather than an audition, the student will be interviewed
  • If the student has research or preparation materials, the theatre department would like to see them
  • Writers should provide a sample of their writing

Scheduling & deadline

Auditions must be completed by Mar. 1 and arranged at least two weeks in advance. Schedule your audition by calling the Admission Office at 800-747-1112.

If you are not able to come to campus, auditions may be recorded on DVD/CD and postmarked by Mar. 1, or they may be e-mailed before 1 p.m. on Mar. 1 to:

JCrowley@cornellcollege.edu
319-895-4532

Cornell College Admission Office
c/o Joey Crowley
600 First Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA  52314