MFA in Acting Auditions | Kent State University

MFA in Acting Auditions

Individuals interested in enrolling in the Master of Fine Arts in Acting program at Kent State must participate in an audition prior to admission.

Schedule an Audition

If you are interested in auditioning for the MFA Acting or Returning Professional Program, please contact Amy Fritsche at 330-672-0112 or


School of Theatre and Dance
1325 Theatre Drive, Kent, OH 44242

Audition Format and Requirements

The audition consists of the presentation of:

  • Two contrasting monologues—one of which should be from Shakespeare and the other contemporary.
  • Two contrasting songs—one 16 + bar ballad and one 16+ bar up-tempo. An accompanist will be provided. Please bring music in the correct key.

Please note: Five minutes will be allotted for the audition and an interview with the Acting faculty will follow the audition.

A current resume and headshot are required to audition. 

Schedule an Audition

To schedule an audition or for further information please contact

Amy Fritsche