Drama & Dance

BFA in Theater Arts (Performance)

How To Apply

  1. You must first submit a BFA in Performance application form.
  2. Sign up for a BFA in Performance audition.
  3. You MUST submit an application to the university indicating that you wish to be a drama major.

Auditions are in person, and will take place in the Joan and Donald Schaeffer Black Box Theater.  

Please prepare:

  • Two contrasting one-minute monologues
  • A single one-minute monologue
    One minute of a song from the Golden Age of Musicals (1940s-1960s)
    An accompanist will be provided. Please bring sheet music.

In addition, please bring a résumé. No headshot is needed.

Your BFA audition will also serve as your evaluation for one of our six Talent Scholarships. There is no additional action required on your part.

If you have further questions about the department or application process, please see our FAQ  or contact Christopher Dippel, Head of Acting and Performance, at christopher.dippel@hofstra.edu

BFA Requirements in the Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences section