Teacher Certification Interview

Thank you for your interest in interviewing for the BFA in Theatre with Teacher Certification at Sam Houston.We're looking forward to receiving your audition and learning more about you. Registration for our 2023-24 audition season will open early September 2023.

LIVE AUDITIONS ON CAMPUS:

Saturday, November 4th, 2023 (for Spring 2024 consideration & Fall 2024 consideration)
Saturday, February 3rd, 2024 (for Fall 2024 consideration)
Saturday, April 6th, 2024 (for Fall 2024 consideration)

RECORDED AUDITION OPTIONS:
APRIL 13th, 2023 (for Fall 2024 consideration)

For ALL auditions, to get started, head to our landing page at GetAcceptd. 

Once your audition Acceptd application has been processed, you will receive a confirmation email with more details regarding the interview. You DO NOT need to have applied and been accepted to the University before auditioning/interviewing. This audition/interview will be your scholarship audition/interview as well so you DO NOT need to participate in a separate scholarship audition/interview.

When submitting your interview materials, you will be asked for the following:

Recorded:

A resume listing your experiences, production assignments, and work.

Introduction and Teaching Demo Video – A three-minute long MAX video during which you present:

  • A brief introduction: introduce yourself and share a fun fact about yourself (somewhere you have been, something cool you do, some word you love, etc.).
  • Teach a lesson about something you know and can share in 2 minutes. Share something fun and focus on being clear and engaging. Things you can teach could be make a paper airplane, the perfect cup of cocoa, calligraphy letters, etc.

Live:

A resume listing your experiences, production assignments, and work.

Introduction and Teaching Demo

  • A brief introduction: introduce yourself and share a fun fact about yourself (somewhere you have been, something cool you do, some word you love, etc.).
  • Teach a lesson about something you know and can share in 2 minutes. Share something fun and focus on being clear and engaging. Things you can teach could be make a paper airplane, the perfect cup of cocoa, calligraphy letters, etc.
  • Be prepared to share at least 3 examples of your creative work. You should speak to your process, success and things you learned during these productions.

Once again, thank you for your interest in Sam Houston.

For more information, please contact us using the contact information:

Department of Theatre & Musical Theatre
Dr. Vicky Lantz, Coordinator of Teacher Certification
Box 2297, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX 77341-2297
Phone:(936)294-4339 | Email at vplantz@shsu.edu 

DEPARTMENT SCHOLARSHIP

We offer a significant amount of department scholarships each year for new students. Your interview for the Theatre and Musical Theatre Program will serve as your department scholarship interview therefore you do not need to participate in the Theatre Scholarship interview process. Individuals wishing to be considered for a department scholarship should fill out a scholarship application at Scholarships4Kats. Candidates will be notified via email before May 1 regarding department scholarships. 

UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP

You might also consider applying for scholarships through the University. Application deadline for University scholarships is November 1. Apply at Scholarships4Kats.‚Äč