Welcome to College Confidential!

The leading college-bound community on the web

Sign Up For Free

Join for FREE, and start talking with other members, weighing in on community polls, and more.

Also, by registering and logging in you'll see fewer ads and pesky welcome messages (like this one!)

As a CC member, you can:

College Confidential’s “Dean,” Sally Rubenstone, put together 25 of her best tips. Get your free copy of the "25 Tips from the Dean" eBook and get helpful advice on how to choose a college, get in, and pay for it: http://goo.gl/9zDJTM

2010-2011 Auditions

mommafrogmommafrog Posts: 726Registered User Member
Over the past few years, we have learned so much about the crazy process of auditioning for musical theatre programs from College Confidential. Knowing that things change over time, and in the sprit of "paying it forward," here's a little information about how a recent audition day at CCM went....

On the first audition day of the 2010-11 season, there were about 60 auditionees. Sign in was easy -- find your name, pick up your schedule, have a seat. There was a short talk about the day, the school, a Q&A, then the students left for their dance call. Monologue and voice audition was scheduled based on the order in which the University had received the application. My kiddo had about an hour after her dance call to change, have a snack, warm up, etc. She then went into a lovely recital hall where she performed her songs and monologues (said the pianist was fantastic and the acoustics were great!), they talked with her briefly, and she was done. Auditions continued throughout the day, so some people had longer or shorter breaks after the dance call. The Starbucks in the CCM building was very popular with auditionees!

CCM did not have a theory test. Families could schedule a general University of Cincinnati information session in the afternoon if their schedule allowed, as well as a campus tour. Results will most likely be available in about a week (yikes!) if a solid yes or no. The other possible category is "no action," which means no decision has been made yet, and in that case, a student will hear of their status in March.
Post edited by mommafrog on

Replies to: 2010-2011 Auditions

Sign In or Register to comment.