How to Register
Submit the Common Application after August 15. You must use your Common Application ID to register for a pre-screen audition or interview/portfolio review.
All School of Drama pre-screen audition or interview/portfolio reviews have a $115 fee, due at the time of online registration. However, if you've qualified for a fee waiver under the Common Application guidelines, you can also have your Drama fee waived. No additional fees will be required for applicants invited to an audition or interview.
The School of Drama requirements vary by major. Please register accordingly:
Acting and Music Theater applicants must submit pre-screening materials to Acceptd between September 1 and December 1. Pre-screening notifications will be released on a rolling basis. Applicants invited to an audition based on their pre-screening submission should register for their audition on getacceptd.com/cmudrama once audition scheduling opens on November 4.
Design/Production applicants must submit pre-screening materials including portfolio to Acceptd between September 1 and December 1. (For what to include in the portfolio, please review our Design/Production guidelines.)
- Early Decision applicants will receive a decision regarding their pre-screen by Wednesday, November 4. Invited applicants will be able to schedule their online interview (the main basis for admission) for November at that time.
- Regular Decision applicants will receive a decision regarding their pre-screen by Friday, December 18. Invited applicants will be able to schedule their online interview (the main basis for admission) for January or February at that time.
Directing applicants must submit an application with materials and register for an interview on Acceptd between September 1 and December 1.
Audition & Interview Schedule 2020-2021
The audition schedule will be available on November 4 for January and February.
Interviews are available on:
- Saturday, January 16
- Sunday, January 17
- Saturday, January 23
- Sunday, January 24
- Saturday, January 30
- Sunday, January 31