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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 (Dance auditions not available for this date.)
  • Saturday, January 29th 2022 (Dance auditions not available for this date.)
  • Sunday, February 6th 2022 
  • Saturday, February 26th 2022 
  • Saturday, March 26th 2022* The March 26th event is being offered as an online event only.

Audition Day Schedules

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.) Check the Digital Submission Requirements and Submit your audition videos or portfolio media through the upload links provided further down on this page if needed. 
4.) Participate in a live interview with the faculty on the date requested through your application.

Digital Submission Requirements

The following programs require that audition or portfolio materials be submitted digitally ahead of attending an audition or portfolio review day. 
  • BFA Art & Design Programs (Including Graphic Design)
  • Theatre Design & Technology
  • Musical Theatre
  • Acting
If required to submit digital materials, these are due 48 hours prior to your selected Audition or Portfolio Review Date.  

Audition and Portfolio Submission Requirements 

Detailed Requirements by Program or Instrument

Creative Arts Scholarships

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.   

Audition and Portfolio Upload Links

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