Commercial Entertainment students must exhibit proficiency in at least one of three areas: dance, drama or singing.
Upon receipt of the CEN Request for Admission form
, the program director will contact the student to set an appointment for an audition.
Audition appointments will not be scheduled until a completed CEN Request for Admission form
Due to limited enrollment, early applicants will receive first audition appointment options.
Appointments for in-person auditions must be scheduled before the official registration day for the beginning of the semester. This audition may be video-recorded by the program director to be used to confer with faculty in the Commercial Entertainment program.
An applicant may elect to submit a video-recorded audition. The deadline for video-recorded auditions is August 1 for fall semester and December 1 for spring semester. Videos may be sent to the program director
in multiple media formats, including but not limited to CD/DVD, flash drive and YouTube videos.
The audition should showcase the applicant’s skill in at least one of the following areas: dance, drama and/or singing. The following table shows the requirements of the audition for each skill area.
Timeframe: 1-2 minutes
Performance: Pop, country, jazz or musical theater selection. Musical accompaniment on CD required Dance
Timeframe: 1-1.5 minutes
Performance: Choreographed routine exhibiting proficiency in jazz, tap or ballet. Dance attire required for the dance audition. Musical accompaniment on CD required.
Timeframe: 1 minute each
Performance: Two contrasting monologues. Do not bring props to the audition.