Design/Production Portfolio Review Confirmation

Design/Production Portfolio Review Confirmation

Thanks for scheduling a portfolio review with Carnegie Mellon's School of Drama – Design/Production. You can find details about portfolio review guidelines on our Fine Arts website

Please review the following details regarding portfolio review locations and information about traveling to Pittsburgh for students who are having their reviews on campus (please note that walk-ins are not accepted at any location):


Pittsburgh Portfolio Reviews

Pittsburgh reviews are held at the following location:

Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Ave
Purnell Center for the Arts- Room 321/Checco Studio A
Pittsburgh, PA 15213


Chicago, Los Angeles, New York Portfolio Review Locations

Our off-campus reviews are being held at the following locations:

The Ripley Grier Studios
520 8th Avenue - 17th Floor
New York, NY 10018

The Palmer House Hilton 
17 E. Monroe Street
Chicago, IL 60603

The Crowne Plaza Los Angeles International Airport
5985 West Century Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA  90045


Tips For Traveling To Pittsburgh (if applicable)

Visit our travel and accommodations website or our campus map page for directions, information regarding hotels, parking and more. If you have any additional questions or need more information, please contact the Office of Admission at 412-268-2082.


Campus Parking (if applicable)

Please note that our primary visitor parking is located in the East Campus Garage, which is adjacent to the Cohon University Center. On campus parking can be limited. We encourage you to utilize hotel shuttle buses, taxi services, ride share services or the city busy system.

If you are traveling by car, visitor parking is available in the following areas:

  1. East Campus Garage
  2. Carnegie Museum

The GPS address for the East Campus Garage is:

5040 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213


Campus Tours on Fine Arts Weekends (if applicable)

We'd like to offer you and/or your family members the opportunity to attend a campus tour as part of your visit to campus. On most audition or portfolio review dates (aside from Turn Tartan Overnight Weekends, see below, and Jan 14-15) we have campus tours at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Please check-in at the Warner Hall Admission Lobby if you'd like to attend one of these tours - registration for isn't necessary.

November 13-14 and January 22-23 are Turn Tartan Overnight Weekends. You can register for our Turn Tartan Overnight events in order to tour campus, interact with current students, attend informational sessions and much more.