Undergraduate Admission

Artistic Review Schedule

If you wish to be considered for Early Action you are required to complete an Early Action Artistic Review.


Audition Schedule

For Majors: BFA Theatre & Performance, BFA Theatre Education & Performace, BFA Musical Theatre

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.

The Department of Performing Arts accepts video auditions in lieu of live auditions for applicants living outside of the contiguous 48 United States; please read the video audition instructions.

Early Action

Location Date

Boston
Emerson College Paramount Center
555 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02116


Saturday, November 5, 2016
Sunday, November 13, 2016
Saturday, November 19, 2016

Regular Decision

Location Dates
Boston
Emerson College Paramount Center
555 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02116

Saturday, January 14, 2017
Saturday, January 28, 2017
Saturday, February 4, 2017
Saturday, February 11, 2017
Sunday, February 12, 2017
Saturday, February 18, 2017
Sunday February 19, 2017
Miami
Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts
1300 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, FL, 33132

TBA, January/February, 2017
New York City
National Unified Auditions
Pearl Studios
519 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018

Thursday, January 19, 2017
Friday, January 20, 2017
Saturday, January 21, 2017
Sunday, January 22, 2017
Chicago
JW Marriott Chicago
151 West Adams
Chicago, IL 60603

Sunday, February 5, 2017
 

Chicago
National Unified Auditions
The Palmer House Hilton
17 East Monroe Street
Chicago, IL 60603

Monday, February 6, 2017
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Los Angeles
National Unified Auditions
Westin Los Angeles Airport
5400 West Century Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90045

Friday, February 10, 2017
Saturday, February 11, 2017
Sunday, February 12, 2017

Transfers

Location Date

Boston
Emerson College Paramount Center
555 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02116


Transfer applicants to our performance majors may audition on any day listed on the above schedule or, additionally, at the Transfer audition date below with the exception of applicants to Musical Theatre. Transfer applicants to Musical Theatre must audition in the same time frame as first-year applicants (Early Action or Regular Decision dates).

TBA, 2017


Interview Schedule

For MajorsBFA Design/Technology, BFA Stage & Production Management

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.

Early Action

Location Dates
Boston
Tufte Performance and Production Center
10 Boylston Place
Boston, MA 02116

Friday, November 4, 2016
Friday, November 11, 2016 (Veterans Day)
Friday, November 18, 2016
Stage and Production Management BFA Telephone Interviews By request on the Boston interview schedule, please read the Artistic Review Requirements for more information.
Design/Technology BFA Telephone Interviews TBA, please read the Artistic Review Requirements for more information.

Regular Decision

Location Dates
Boston
Tufte Performance and Production Center
10 Boylston Place
Boston, MA 02116

Friday, January 13, 2017—Design/Technology applicants only*
Friday, January 20, 2017
Friday, January 27, 2017
Friday, February 3, 2017
Friday, February 10, 2017
Friday, February 17, 2017
TBA, 2017 - Transfer applicants only*
Stage/Production Management BFA Telephone Interviews By request on the Boston interview schedule, please read the Artistic Review Requirements for more information.
Design/Technology BFA Telephone Interviews TBA, please read the Artistic Review Requirements for more information.
New York City
National Unified Auditions
Pearl Studios
519 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018


Sunday, January 22, 2017
Chicago
National Unified Auditions
The Palmer House Hilton
17 East Monroe Street
Chicago, IL, 60603

Monday, February 6, 2017 - Stage and Production Management applicants only*

Performing Arts Essay Due Dates

For Majors: BFA Theatre, BFA Theatre Education

  • Early Action: Friday, November 18, 2016
  • Regular Action: Monday, February 6, 2017
  • Transfer Applicants: TBA, 2017