How to Apply: Audition Days

Admission to this course is by attending an audition.  We will be holding an Audition Day on the following date:

2nd June 2018

Attending an audition day will give you an opportunity to see how we intend to work with you and gives us the occasion to audition you holistically by observing your group work skills, in addition to your individual audition.  To sign up for an audition please contact our Student Advice team on: or call us on +44 (0) 1223 447792.

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How to Apply: International Students

International students who cannot attend an audition in person can audition via DVD/Video/YouTube. This must be submitted with your application form. Following this you may also be asked to attend a Skype interview as well.

Audition Requirements

Students should deliver:

  • 1 x monologue (classical or contemporary), lasting two minutes, delivered in English and from memory. Examples of
    classical playwrites include: William Shakespeare, John Webster, Lope de Vega, Anton Chekhov, Tennessee Williams. Examples of contemporary playwrites include: Caryl Churchill, David Hare, David Mamet, Martin Crimp, Sue Arnold, Clare Mcintyre
  • 2 x songs taken from the musical theatre repertoire (one traditional and one contemporary piece). Examples of traditional composers include: George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Leonard Bernstein. Examples of contemporary composers include: Stephen Schwartz, Jason Robert Brown, Tom Kitt, Stephen Sondheim.

Candidates should deliver monologues appropriate to their age and should deliver them in their own accent. Candidate should be sure to wear loose and comfortable clothing.

If you attend an audition at CSVPA, an accompanist will be provided for your audition. Please bring sheet music for your songs in the keys in which you perform them. If you are submitting your audition by DVD songs must be accompanied by piano or a backing track.

For more information about how to prepare for your audition download our useful guide

What we look for in an audition

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