Theatre & Drama Academy

The Theatre & Drama Academy provides a hands-on opportunity to work with some of America’s best professional theatre artists/teachers at the new, and state-of-the-art, Walgreen Drama Center on the University of Michigan Ann Arbor campus. Students ]interested in performance receive a well-rounded, intensive experience that will give them preparation for a college career in the theatre. The Academy culminates in a performance in the Walgreen Drama Center’s Arthur Miller Theatre.

U-M Faculty Director: Associate Professor Janet Maylie

Session Dates: June 30 -July 13, 2019
Priority Application Deadline: February 1, 2019
Tuition: $3,150

Components of the Theatre & Drama Academy

  • Acting (includes scene study and monologue audition workshop)
  • Acting for the camera
  • Voice and speech
  • Movement
  • Stage combat

The application consists of three parts.

Applications are not considered complete until all required materials are received.

Application Checklist for Theatre & Drama Academy

  1. Complete the Online Application
  2. Pay the non-refundable Application Fee of $75.00
  3. Upload your Audition Materials via Acceptd, the MPulse Online Audition Portal (details for each entry outlined in Audition Portal)
    1. Audition Monologue Video
    2. Resume
    3. Headshot
    4. Recommendation Letter

Priority deadline for all application/audition materials to be submitted is February 1, 2019.

Admission notifications for priority applicants will be e-mailed on March 1, 2019.

For priority consideration and notification, all application and audition materials must be received by the priority deadline. Applications may be accepted after the priority deadline for programs and/or instruments in which openings remain. Review, admission, and notification for late applications will be on a rolling basis. Space is limited.

Admissions decisions will not be given by phone.