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Undergraduate Admission

Performing Arts: Theatre Studies BA

Requirements include:


Résumé

Your résumé plays a minor role in your admission decision. It provides us with some insight into your experiences and interests. All performing arts applicants must submit a theatrical résumé that may include, but is not limited to, their experience in:

  • Acting
  • Dance
  • Design (for any design aspect of a production)
  • Directing
  • House/Stage management
  • Marketing/Publicity
  • Music (singing, instruments, composing, etc.)
  • Producing
  • Technical run crews
  • Writing
  • Awards/Commendations
  • Classes, workshops, special training

Résumés are submitted through the Stagedoor section of the Application Portal.


Essay

Your essay for Theatre Studies plays a primary role in your admission decision. It gives us the opportunity to evaluate your talent and potential, and determine if you would be compatible with our program. Your essay should describe one key theatrical experience, either onstage, backstage, or in an audience, that has motivated you in your pursuit of a degree in theatre studies; it should also outline how Emerson’s program would help you achieve your long-term professional goals (500–700 words). Please include your contact information (email and telephone) in your essay submission should the faculty reading your essay wish to follow up with questions.

Essays are submitted through the Stagedoor section of the Application Portal. Preview the essay due dates in the 2013-2014 Artistic Review schedule.