How to Apply

Admissions Information for the USF School of Theatre & Dance

All prospective students must apply to the University of South Florida. Please submit your application to USF as soon as possible because admission to the university is becoming ever more competitive.

Prospective USF dance majors or minors must:

Prospective USF theatre majors must:


There is no audition process for acceptance into the theatre program. Students need only apply through USF admissions and declare a major in theatre. Audition or portfolio review is required for upper level performance and design classes.

CONTACT US

The theatre and dance academic advisor can help you with questions about our admissions process and/or programs. Please contact Nadine Niforos or call (813) 974-1739.

Step 1: APPLY FOR ADMISSION TO THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA

To begin your admission application to the University of South Florida, please refer to the USF Office of Admissions website for requirements, deadlines, and information on how to apply. The links below will guide you to the specific requirements for admission based on your academic status:

Step 2: For Dance Admissions

After applying to USF, visit the Dance Admissions page to schedule and prepare for your audition. Auditions are required for admission to the dance program. To become a USF dance major or minor, you must be 1) admitted into the University of South Florida; and 2) accepted by the dance department through the audition process.

Step 2: For Theatre Admissions

Auditions are not required to major in theatre. ** Simply select theatre as your intended major in the USF admissions application. Students accepted into the University of South Florida will register for courses at the New Student Orientation.

** Auditions are required for students in the theatre performance concentration to progress through the upper-level acting sequence. General auditions occur throughout the year for mainstage performances.