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Undergraduate Audition & Interview Dates 2019-2020

Maps, travel, and lodging information are available on this site, and will also be emailed to you in advance of your audition along with scheduling information.

Scheduling Policies

You will be able to indicate your desired audition dates on your Artistic Profile, and we do our very best to accommodate those preferences. Auditions and interviews are scheduled after a successful review of an applicant’s complete application materials, submitted no later than the application deadline. All audition invitations with date confirmations will be sent via email on a rolling basis.

Please do not make travel arrangements until you have received an email confirmation of your audition/interview date.

Detailed Schedule Information

About ten days before your audition, you will receive the details of appointment times and room locations via email. If you have questions about your audition schedule, please contact your program’s Auditions Coordinator:

  • Dance, Music, and Musical Theatre: Joshua Bolton (music.auditions@umich.edu) (734.763.6677)
  • Theatre & Drama (Acting, Design & Production, Directing, Interarts): Tricia Kalosa (734.764.5350)

Rescheduling Policy

We understand that sometimes things happen, but whenever possible please let us know at least 24 hours in advance if you cannot attend your audition/interview.

If you ask to reschedule, we will do our very best to accommodate you but understand it may not always be possible.

  • Composition
    Friday, January 17
    Friday, January 24
    Friday, January 31 (Skype/FaceTime only)**Applicants must live more than 500 miles away from Ann Arbor to be eligible for a Skype/Facetime interview. Applicants must also adhere to the recorded audition policy for their primary instrument or voice.

  • Dance
    Friday, November 22 (Must apply by October 15)
    Friday, January 10
    Friday, January 24
    Friday, February 7

  • Jazz
    Thursday, January 30
    Friday, January 31
    Thursday, February 6
    Friday, February 7

Please refer to the audition dates for your instrument or voice.

Please refer to the audition dates for your instrument or voice.

  • Musical Theatre
    Friday, January 10
    Friday, January 17
    Friday, January 24
    Friday, January 31
    Friday, February 7
    Friday, February 14
    Friday, February 21
  • Musical Theatre (Chicago Unifieds)
    February 2 & 3
    February 2 & 4
    The dance portion will take place exclusively on Sunday, February 2 at the Joffrey Ballet. Voice and acting auditions will take place on Monday, February 3 and Tuesday, February 4 at the Palmer House.

Please refer to the audition dates for your instrument or voice.

  • Organ
    Friday, January 31
    Friday, February 7 (Organ Scholarship Competition)

  • Performing Arts Technology
    Friday, January 24
    Friday, January 31
    Friday, February 7

  • Piano
    Friday, January 31
    Friday, February 7

  • Cello
    Wednesday, January 22
    Thursday, January 23
    Friday, January 24
  • Double Bass
    Thursday, February 6
    Friday, February 7
  • Harp
    Thursday, February 6
    Friday, February 7
  • Viola
    Friday, January 24
    Saturday, January 25
  • Violin
    Wednesday, January 22
    Thursday, January 23
    Friday, January 24
    Saturday, January 25

  • Theatre Arts (BTA)
    This program does not have an audition or interview component.
  • Theatre Design & Production
    Friday, December 6 (Must apply by October 15)
    Friday, January 17
    Friday, January 24
    Friday, February 7
    Friday, February 14
  • Theatre Performance: Acting & Directing (Ann Arbor)
    Friday, January 10
    Friday, January 17
    Friday, January 24
    Friday, January 31
  • Theatre Performance: Acting & Directing (New York Unifieds)
    Saturday, January 18
    Sunday, January 19
  • Theatre Performance: Acting & Directing (Chicago Unifieds)
    Tuesday, February 4
    Wednesday, February 5
  • Theatre Performance: Acting & Directing (Los Angeles Unifieds)
    Saturday, February 8
    Sunday, February 9
  • Interarts Performance
    Friday, January 10
    Friday, January 31

  • Voice
    Friday, January 17
    Friday, January 24
    Friday, January 31
    Friday, February 7

  • Bassoon
    Thursday, January 30
    Friday, January 31
    Thursday, February 6
    Friday, February 7
  • Clarinet
    Friday, January 31
    Friday, February 7
  • Euphonium
    Thursday, February 6
    Friday, February 7
  • Flute
    Thursday, February 6
    Friday, February 7
  • French Horn
    Thursday, January 30
    Friday, January 31
    Thursday, February 6
    Friday, February 7
  • Oboe
    Wednesday, January 29
    Thursday, January 30
  • Percussion
    Friday, January 31
    Friday, February 7
  • Saxophone
    Friday, January 31
    Thursday, February 6
    Friday, February 7
  • Trombone
    Thursday, January 23
    Thursday, January 30
    Friday, January 31
  • Trumpet
    Friday, January 17
    Friday, January 24
    Friday, January 31
    Friday, February 7
  • Tuba
    Thursday, February 6
    Friday, February 7