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Theater encompasses classical and contemporary spoken as well as musical theater (optional). The strongest auditions demonstrate range, a commitment to craft, and illustrate the actor’s ability to make clear, nuanced performance choices that best showcase their distinct voice.



The requirements for the 2022 competition are listed in the downloadable PDF below.


About the Competition

For more information on the YoungArts' national art competition please visit our main competition page. For application-specific information such as eligibility or how to apply, visit our apply page.