Theatre Studies Admission

Admissions to the School of Fine Arts as a BA in Theatre Studies Major is a two-step process involving both a Theatre Studies application as well as the submission of University application through the Common Application. The Common Application can be obtained through the University of Connecticut Undergraduate Admissions Office.

Application Deadlines are as follows:

Priority Freshman Application: December 1, 2018 – Deadline for Merit Scholarship & Honors Consideration.

Freshman Application: January 15, 2019 – University Application/Common Application

It is best to submit your University application before coming to an audition, portfolio review or interview. Admission decisions to the University will not be made until Undergraduate Admissions receives results of your audition, portfolio review or interview.

Theatre Studies Application Process:

BA program in Theatre Studies requires a Theatre Studies Application which will be reviewed by a selection committee comprised of members of Theatre Studies faculty.  It is to your advantage to submit a Theatre Studies Application as early as possible through Slideroom:

You will also need to have an informal interview with the Theatre Studies Area Head.  Please call us at (860) 486-2281 to speak to the department recruiter.

Theatre Studies Department Application:

There are only a limited number of enrollment spaces available in this program each year. To become a BA Theatre Studies major you must (1) be admitted to the University of Connecticut (see above) AND (2) you must be admitted into the major by the Dramatic Arts Department. Please submit the application below and answer the questions, including the essay described in item #3. Print out your answers using a standard, 12 point typeface. Please upload this application via Slideroom or send this application to:

University of Connecticut
Department of Dramatic Arts
802 Bolton Road, Unit 1127
Storrs, CT, 06269-1127

Please click here for printer friendly Theatre Studies Department Application: Theatre Studies Application