Prospective Student Visit and Scholarship Audition Dates


Thank you for your interest in CSU Theatre. Theatre is an open major at CSU—you do not need to audition to be accepted into the major. Please apply to CSU through the Office of Admissions. CSU Theatre holds auditions for scholarship consideration and we provide several options for auditioning.

Visit Day

The 2019 visit day is a full day for high school students, transfer students, and associate degree graduates to see a play, attend classes, meet with CSU Theatre students and faculty.

2019 Date:

  • Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, 10 a.m. — 3:30 p.m.
  • Check-in begins at 9:30 in the Griffin Lobby


Scholarship Audition Day

To audition for theatre scholarship consideration, please register for one of the following audition dates. Registration is required: REGISTER FOR A SCHOLARSHIP AUDITION

2020 Dates:

  • Saturday, Jan. 18, 10 a.m. - noon
  • Saturday, Feb. 1, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Audition Requirements

  • Performance Audition: one contemporary monologue (2 minutes maximum)
  • Musical Theatre Performance Audition: One contemporary monologue (two minutes maximum), and one song. For the song, perform 16 bars of your favorite song, one that shows off your voice. A’ Capella is not preferred, but acceptable.
  • Design and Technology Portfolio Review: Students interested in feedback from our faculty on their design, technical, and stage management work should present a portfolio. We are interested in seeing research, process, and production photos from designers and technicians, and examining prompt books of stage managers. Portfolios should be uploaded to this site 48 hours prior to in-person audition days.

Visit Night Light

In conjunction with the spring presentation of She Kills Monsters by by Qui Nguyen, CSU Theatre invites high school students and transfer students to attend the play along with a pre-performance information session and backstage tour with theatre faculty and staff.

2020 Date:

  • Thursday, April 30, 6 p.m. Registration is required.

Schedule an Individual Visit

If you can't join us for for one of the official visit days, you are welcome to schedule an individual, one hour meeting/tour on the day and time of your choice. Schedule your meeting/tour here.


For questions or assistance about auditions or visits, please contact, or call (970) 491-2675.