Skip to main content

Undergraduate Auditions and Portfolio Reviews

All degree programs in the College of Creative Arts, with the exception of Theatre BA, require a portfolio review (Art & Design) or an audition (Dance, Music, and Theatre).

Audition and Portfolio Interview Dates 2021-22
  • Sunday, November 14th 2021
  • Saturday, January 29th 2022
  • Sunday, February 6th 2022
  • Saturday, February 26th 2022
  • Saturday, March 26th 2022* The March 26th event is being offered as an online event only.

Steps to Applying to the College of Creative Arts

1.) Complete the West Virginia University Application
2.) Complete the School or Program Application (further down on this page)
3.) Submit your audition videos or portfolio media through the upload links provided (further down on this page)
4.) Participate in a live interview with the faculty on the date requested through your application

How to apply

You must  complete both the university application as well as the school application and begin preparing your audition or portfolio materials for submission via SlideRoom—you will find the links to your schools' application and SlideRoom below.  You must submit audition/portfolio materials ahead of any on-campus or virtual interview.  The audition/portfolio items are due 48 hours prior to your selected review date.  

Talent-based creative arts scholarships are available from each School. The portfolio review/audition process for program admission will also allow students to be entered into consideration for these funds. Students within Art & Design and Theatre & Dance programs must be pursuing a major in the College of Creative Arts to receive scholarship consideration.

For more information please contact our Recruitment Specialist, James Froemel at or 304-293-4339.

School & Program Applications  *

Both the university application and a program application are required for admission into College of Creative Arts. You may complete the program application and secure your interview time before or after your university application is completed. An admission decision for your program cannot be made until after you have been admitted to West Virginia University.   

*After completing the school application you will need to upload media content such as audition videos and art & design or theatre design & technology portfolios through the Audition and Portfolio Upload link further down on the page. The date you are registering for with the School & Program Application will be your interview date. Media uploads must be submitted at least two days prior to your interview. 

Audition and Portfolio Submission Requirements 

Connect with us