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Undergraduate Admission

Performing Arts Requirements: Artistic Reviews

Undergraduate applicants to the Department of Performing Arts must complete a major-specific Artistic Review.

1. Apply

Within 3-4 days of receiving your application, the Office of Undergraduate Admission will email your Emerson ID to the email account that you provided on your application. Please note:

  • Although transcripts, recommendations, and test scores are a required part of the application due at the application deadline, they are not required to prompt the emailing of your Emerson ID.
  • The Department of Performing Arts only accepts applications for the fall term and accepts transfer applications for all programs except BFA Acting and BFA Musical Theatre.

2. Preview your Artistic Review

Preview the Artistic Review Requirements

Acting, BFA Theatre Education: Acting, BA
Musical Theatre, BFA Theatre Education, BA
Stage and Production Management, BFA Theatre Studies: Acting, BA
Theatre Design/Technology, BFA Theatre Studies, BA

Preview the Artistic Review Schedule

2013–2014 Artistic Review Schedule »

If you have questions regarding the Department of Performing Arts or the Artistic Reviews, please contact the Department of Performing Arts at stagedoor@emerson.edu or 617-824-8780.


3. Schedule and complete your Artistic Review

Artistic Reviews are scheduled (auditions, interviews) or completed (essays) online in the StageDoor section of the Emerson College Application Portal. Log in to the Application Portal below using your Emerson ID and date of birth (mm/dd/yy). Once inside the Application Portal, click on the StageDoor link.

Application Portal »

Please be advised that the scheduling of Artistic Reviews is a first-come, first-served process completed by you, the applicant, and space is limited, especially for Artistic Reviews outside of Boston.

If you have questions regarding your Emerson ID or logging in to the Emerson Application Portal, please contact Undergraduate Admission at admission@emerson.edu or 617-824-8600.