Audition/Interview Requirements

AUDITION & INTERVIEW REQUIREMENTS BY MAJOR


BA Acting (International Performance Ensemble)

Acceptd pre-screen upload**:

  • Headshot or photo
  • Resume
  • 2 contemporary (written after 1945) monologues, contrasting, from published full-length plays, each under 90 seconds
  • 1 (optional) reel that includes any work you have done in film, TV, voice-overs, or commercials
  • 1 (optional) "wild card" that can be anything you want - be your creative and interesting self!

Virtual, live callback audition:

  • Be prepared to present one - perhaps two - monologues (can be the same or different from pre-screen)
  • Additional details will be sent in advance of the audition

**All three acting majors upload the same materials on Acceptd; prospective students select which major or majors they are interested in as they create their Acceptd profile.


BFA Acting

Acceptd pre-screen upload**:

  • Headshot or photo
  • Resume
  • 2 contemporary (written after 1945) monologues, contrasting, from published full-length plays, each under 90 seconds
  • 1 (optional) reel that includes any work you have done in film, TV, voice-overs, or commercials
  • 1 (optional) "wild card" that can be anything you want - be your creative and interesting self!

Virtual, live callback audition:

  • Be prepared to present one - perhaps two - monologues (can be the same or different from pre-screen)
  • Additional details will be sent in advance of the audition

**All three acting majors upload the same materials on Acceptd; prospective students select which major or majors they are interested in as they create their Acceptd profile.


BFA Acting for Film, Television, Voiceovers & Commercials

Acceptd pre-screen upload**:

  • Headshot or photo
  • Resume
  • 2 contemporary (written after 1945) monologues, contrasting, from published full-length plays, each under 90 seconds
  • 1 (optional) reel that includes any work you have done in film, TV, voice-overs, or commercials
  • 1 (optional) "wild card" that can be anything you want - be your creative and interesting self!

Virtual, live callback audition:

  • Be prepared to present one - perhaps two - monologues (can be the same or different from pre-screen)
  • Additional details will be sent in advance of the audition

**All three acting majors upload the same materials on Acceptd; prospective students select which major or majors they are interested in as they create their Acceptd profile.


BFA Commercial Dance

Acceptd pre-screen upload:

  • Headshot or photo
  • Resume
  • 2 photos (full body) – one in first arabesque en l’air and the second pose of your own choosing
  • 1 solo dance video under two minutes - can be in a studio or as a featured dancer and choreographed by yourself, a teacher, or friend
  • 1 (optional) "wild card" that can be anything you want - be your creative and interesting self!

Virtual, live callback audition:

  • Additional details will be sent in advance of the audition

BA Directing (International Performance Ensemble)

Acceptd pre-screen upload:

  • Resume
  • One video clip (no longer than 2 minutes) in which you give an elevator pitch for a show you would like to direct
  • 1 (optional) "wild card" that can be anything you want - be your creative and interesting self!

Virtual, live callback audition:

  • Additional details will be sent in advance of the interview

BFA Musical Theater

Pace participates in the Musical Theater Common Pre-Screen. For detailed information, please visit: https://getacceptd.com/mt-common-prescreen/

Acceptd pre-screen upload:

  • Headshot or photo
  • Resume
  • 1 contemporary (written after 1945) monologue from a published full-length play, under 90 seconds (OPTION A from Common Pre-Screen)
  • 2 song selections, contrasting, each 60-90 seconds (either OPTION A or OPTION B from Common Pre-Screen)
  • 1 dance solo (OPTION A)
  • 1 (optional) "wild card" video/media - can be anything you want: a special skill, an interesting story about yourself, a passion speech, an instrument that you play, etc. “What do you want us to know about you?” and “What makes you unique?

Virtual, live callback audition:

  • Be prepared to present one contemporary monologue (can be the same or different from pre-screen)
  • Be prepared to present up to three contrasting song selections, each under one minute (can be the same or different from pre-screen)
  • There will be no dance call for Fall 2021 consideration due to COVID-19, so please use the optional pre-screen dance solo to showcase your abilities
  • Additional details will be sent in advance of the audition

BFA Production & Design for Stage & Screen

Acceptd pre-screen upload:

  • Resume
  • Portfolio that includes any and all relevant material for you as a designer or stage technician
  • 1 (optional) “wild card” video clip that can be anything you want - be your creative and interesting self!

Interview:

  • Interviews will be conducted virtually through Acceptd. Be prepared to discuss your portfolio, experience, and interest in Pace/NYC.

BA Stage Management

Acceptd pre-screen upload:

  • Resume
  • Portfolio that includes any and all relevant material for you as a stage manager - samples from a prompt book, contact sheets, etc.
  • 1 (optional) “wild card” video clip that can be anything you want - be your creative and interesting self!

Interview:

  • Interviews will be conducted virtually through Acceptd. Be prepared to discuss your portfolio, experience, and interest in Pace/NYC.