Are you a 15-18 year old actor?

Theater encompasses musical as well as classical and contemporary spoken theater. The most effective auditions demonstrate a commitment to craft, illustrate the actor’s ability to make clear, nuanced performance choices, demonstrate range, and consist of material that best showcases the actors’ distinct voice.

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Why Apply

  • Win cash awards of up to $10,000, an alternative to scholarships to spend as you wish

  • Take master classes with accomplished actors such as Jonathan Groff, Neil Patrick Harris, Tarell Alvin McCraney, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Rosie Perez, Andrew Rannells, Phylicia Rashad, Zuzanna Szadkowski, Marisa Tomei, Kathleen Turner and Kerry Washington

  • Become eligible for nomination as a U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts

  • Receive a lifetime of mentoring and professional support with a rich network of peers

  • Connect to educational and artistic development opportunities


Theater applicants are required to submit a video of one contemporary monologue and a video of one classical monologue. Applicants also have the option of submitting a third video of a song from a book musical. All the requirements are listed in the downloadable PDF below.