The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Auditions & Interviews

For prospective and transfer students seeking entry into the B.F.A. performance, B.F.A. design and production or B.F.A. theatre specializations programs for the 2020-2021 academic year, applicants are required to audition and/or interview. This year, our on-campus B.F.A. auditions and interviews will be held on Sunday, January 26, 2020 and Sunday, February 23, 2020.

Additionally, we are excited to announce that we have expanded our outreach throughout the region! We will be attending the following events to audition and interview prospective theatre students:

  • NU BFA Auditions & Interviews


    Sunday, Jan. 26 & Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020

    On the beautiful campus of Niagara University, within the Elizabeth Ann Clune Center for Theatre. Prospective theatre students attending our on-campus auditions will only be required to attend one of these two audition dates.

  • Mid-Atlantic Regional College Theatre & Dance Auditions


    Nov. 3, 2019

    "This year's conference will draw High School Juniors and Seniors from the Mid-Atlantic Region to audition for college recruiters representing the nation's leading Theatre and Dance programs. Last year, over 30 recruiting colleges saw over 100 students audition for Acting, Musical Theatre, Design-Tech, and Dance programs and we hope to continue growing this year! The auditions will be held rain, snow, or shine at MARCAS host school Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey, located approximately 20 minutes from Philadelphia, on Saturday, November 3rd, 2018 from 9am-5pm."  

  • Michigan Thespian Festival


    Dec. 13-15, 2019. "Michigan’s largest annual theatre event is the Michigan Thespian Festival (MiFest).  Over the course of two days 1500 students and their directors gather for the Festival to see multiple shows, choose from over 200 different workshops, compete in their choice of 18 different theatre specific Individual Events, audition for scholarships from colleges & universities and mingle with industry professionals."

  • Ohio Unified Auditions


    Jan. 11, 2020

    "Audition/Interview for a diverse group of College and Universities from across the state of Ohio and surrounding states. Auditions are grouped by intended major.  Students present their material for all schools at once.  At the end of the audition, our high education representatives will post callbacks and establish a college fair style atmosphere.  Parents and students are welcome to speak with the schools that show interest in the student and discuss the next steps in the application/audition process."

  • Get Acceptd


    "For those students who reside internationally or outside of our region, you can also find us electronically through our partner Get Acceptd. Acceptd is the world's largest arts network providing the tools to drive your passion, connect you with opportunities and help shape your future!"

For more information or questions related to our audition/interview process, please contact Adriano Gatto at 716.286.8481 or