Fine Arts Scholarship Application

  • As an admitted student, you will need to complete our Fine Arts Scholarship Application.  On-Campus appointments must be scheduled two weeks in advance.

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

Additional Material needed prior to your audition

  • Headshot Photo
  • Letter of recommendation from a theatre teacher or director
  • Please e-mail or mail these items 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 (888) 556-3372.

If you are not able to come to campus, auditions may be recorded and e-mailed before 11:59 p.m. on Mar. 1 or postmarked by Mar. 1 and addressed to:

JCrowley@cornellcollege.edu
319-895-4532

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