AUDITION & PORTFOLIOS INFO IS BEING UPDATED. CHECK BACK OCTOBER 1.

To give you a general idea of what you need to prepare, you should review last year's info until the revised requirements are posted.

CREATIVE WRITING AUDITIONS

CW MAIN     SPOKEN ARTS     AUDITIONS     PEOPLE     PERFORMANCES     UPCOMING EVENTS

Review the two distinct strands of study in the Creative Writing Department and prepare what is required for your portfolio.

LITERARY ARTS

 

SPOKEN ARTS


A COMPLETE PORTFOLIO CONTAINS, IN THIS ORDER:

  • Title page with your name; your grade and school name; your email address and phone number.
  • Identify which program you are applying for (Literary Arts or Spoken Arts), and indicate if you are open to being considered for the other program if not accepted into your first choice.
  • One academic essay (something you turned in for an English class)

  • Five to ten poems
  • Two complete short stories
  • One personal narrative (a creative/non-academic essay that tells a specific, true story from your life)
  • One of the following: 
    • A 5-10 page one-act play or script for TV or film OR An additional short story or personal narrative

A COMPLETE PORTFOLIO CONTAINS, IN THIS ORDER:

  • Title page with your name; your grade and school name; your email address and phone number.
  • Identify which program you are applying for (Literary Arts or Spoken Arts), and indicate if you are open to being considered for the other program if not accepted into your first choice.
  • One Video Performance of an original work
  • Five to Ten Written Poems OR Performance Pieces, 3 of which you can read/perform at the audition
  • Three Personal Narratives, two of which are true, one of which is fictional. Can be written or video recorded.

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