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Auditions for the School of Performing Arts

The Pace School of Performing Arts, on the New York City campus, offers Bachelor of Fine Arts Degrees in Acting; Acting for Film, Television, Voice-overs, & Commercials; Commercial Dance; Musical Theater; Production & Design for Stage & Screen; as well as Bachelor of Arts degrees in Acting, Directing, and Stage Management.

Admission to these programs is contingent upon academic acceptance to the University. An audition or interview is required for entrance into all degree programs.

Application Deadline

If you are interested in a performing arts program, your application to the university must be submitted by December 15 to be eligible for Fall admission that same year.

Early Decision

Please note that BFA-Commercial Dance applicants may apply Early Decision provided that they complete the in-person audition/interview by the November 1 deadline. All other School of Performing Arts applicants must apply using the December 15 deadline due to the timing of auditions.

Auditioning or interviewing for the Pace School of Performing Arts requires an initial digital audition or portfolio (electronic submission) to be completed before applicants will be invited to on-campus or regional auditions/interviews. Visit the Performing Arts website for detailed information on the application and audition process for the School of Performing Arts.