MFA in Acting for the Returning Professional Auditions | Kent State University

MFA in Acting for the Returning Professional Auditions

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


At Kent State

Friday, January 26, 2018 
Saturday, January 27, 2018

At URTA New York

January 19 - 22, 2018

At URTA Chicago

January 29 - February 1, 2018

Auditions By Appointment

Auditions can also be made by appointment by contacting Fabio Polanco at 330-672-0109 or

Sign Up for an Audition


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.
  • One 16+ bar song. 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

Fabio Polanco