Musical Theatre Program Auditions


Individuals interested in auditioning for the B.F.A. Musical Theatre Program should submit an audition application for an on-campus audition through GETACCEPTD. Please understand that we prefer to see your audition in person. If, however you are not able to attend one of our on-campus auditions, you may upload your recorded audition materials for consideration at GETACCEPTD.

Once you have selected your audition date, filled out your application and uploaded the requested materials, you will receive a confirmation e-mail with more details regarding your audition. Please DO NOT contact the theatre office with inquiries. Please email Dr. Avery directly. You do not need to have applied and been accepted to the University before auditioning. Contact Dr. Laura Avery at with any questions.

The November audition date is for those interested in entering the program in the spring semester. The spring audition dates are for those wishing to enter the program in the fall. All prospective transfer students must submit an unofficial transcript with their audition application. The Musical Theatre Program has a strict three-peat policy which limits individuals to auditioning for entry into the program up to three times.

Audition Dates

Friday, February 1, 2019
Friday, March 1, 2019
Friday, April 5, 2019
Monday, April 8, 2019 (current SHSU students ONLY)

Audition Information

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                          Audition Location

Performing Arts Center

Gaertner Performing Arts Center 
(Directions to this location)
17th St and Bobby K. Marks Dr.
Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, TX 77341

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Thanks to our ongoing fund raising efforts and generous donations to the department, we are able to offer a significant amount of scholarships each semester for new and returning students. Your audition for the Musical Theatre Program will serve as your scholarship audition therefore you do not need to fill out or participate in the Theatre Scholarship Application process. Department Scholarships are awarded to incoming students in May. Individuals will be notified via email in mid-May regarding scholarships.

In order to be considered for a scholarship, please bring two letters of recommendation with you to your audition. For further information regarding using your Musical Theatre Program audition as your scholarship audition, please contact Dr. Laura Avery at

You may also like to consider applying for a Scholarship through the University. Apply by using the Scholarship 4Kats web site.

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Department of Theatre & Musical Theatre
Box 2297, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX 77341-2297
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