Admissions

Visual and Performing Arts: How to Apply and Audition/Submit Portfolio

How to Apply

All steps are required.

1. Complete the appropriate application: 

2. Register for your portfolio review or audition:

Music Theatre Dance Art

Auditions are held from fall to spring on campus and in select cities in the northeast. Portfolio reviews are held on campus. Applicants who are unable to attend an audition or portfolio review in person should use SlideRoom to submit a recorded audition or digital portfolio. To schedule a virtual portfolio review (via video conference), email Amanda Torpey, assistant director of Admissions, atorpey8@naz.edu.

3. Create your SlideRoom account (free) before your audition or portfolio review date. This is required if you're coming for an audition or portfolio review and if you're submitting your audition or portfolio virtually.

4. Prepare for your audition or your portfolio review using the details below:

Music | Theatre | Dance | Art  

Music

Which music degrees require a music audition
Scholarships
Audition schedule and what to expect
Ask the music audition coordinator

Prepare for a Music-Major Audition

Piano
Organ
Voice
Brass and Woodwinds
Guitar
Strings
Percussion

Prepare for Music/Business Major Audition

Contemporary option

Prepare for Non-Music-Major Audition

Instrumentalists
Vocalists

Theatre

Which academic programs require an audition or porfolio review
Scholarships
Audition — acting (B.F.A.)
Audition — musical theatre (B.F.A.)
Portfolio — technical production (B.F.A.)
Audition — theatre arts (B.A.)

Dance

Which academic programs require a dance audition
How far in advance do I need to register for my audition
Scholarships
Audition — dance

Art

Which academic programs require portfolio review
Submit your portfolio in-person or electronically
Scholarships
Portfolio — art education, studio art, visual communication design
Portfolio recommendations

Questions?

Amanda E. Torpey

Amanda E. Torpey

Assistant Director in Admissions
585-389-2831
atorpey8@naz.edu
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