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.

Auditioning for the Class of 2022: 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. 

Audition Dates

New York Returning Professional Auditions
at Kent State University's New York City Studio

January 16, 2020

URTAs – New York

January 17-20, 2020

URTAs – Chicago

January 25-28, 2020

On-Campus Interviews at Kent State University

February 7, 2020


Schedule an Audition

To schedule an audition or for further information please contact


Amy Fritsche
Associate Professor
330-672-0112
afritsch@kent.edu