In order to prioritize our mutual health & safety, all auditions for the 2020-2021 admission cycle will be scheduled and conducted virtually using Acceptd.

Auditions are required for applicants to Musical Theatre, Theatre & Performance, and Theatre Education & Performance. Please read the specific instructions for those programs.

Please be advised that the scheduling of auditions is a first-come, first-served process completed by you, the applicant, and space is limited.

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

Early Action/Early Decision

  • Saturday, December 5, 2020
  • Saturday, December 12, 2020

Regular Decision

  • Saturday, January 16, 2021
  • Saturday, January 23, 2021 — “New York City*”
  • Saturday, January 30, 2021
  • Saturday, February 6, 2021
  • Monday, February 8, 2021 — “Chicago*”
  • Saturday, February 13, 2021 — “Los Angeles*”
  • Saturday, April TBA, 2021 — Transfer Applicants Only

*Emerson participates in the National Unified Auditions and will be holding virtual auditions on these original “Unified” dates as a show of support.