Admissions Events

  • The School of Drama participates in graduate and college fairs, holds MFA audition workshops, and visits high schools and pre-professional theater training programs around the country.

    To speak to an admission representative of the School of Drama, call 212.229.5150 or 800.292.3040.

  • MFA Acting Audition Schedule

    In order to audition, you must have a completed New School application on file, including your Acceptd submission. The completion deadline is January 10. Once your application has been received, you will be contacted to schedule an audition. Audition dates will be posted on the Drama MFA Auditions website once the schedule has been determined.

    Regional Recruiting Events

    Regional recruiting events will be posted once the schedule has been determined. Please contact DramaAdmissions@newschool.edu for more information.

    BFA Admission Events, Auditions, and Interviews

    Visit Our Campus

    Our campus visit program is an opportunity for prospective BFA students to tour School of Drama facilities and learn more about the BFA in Dramatic Arts. Register above to schedule a visit or join a tour.

    Regional Recruiting Events

    Meet with a representative of the School of Drama and learn more about the BFA program. All are welcome. Event dates and locations will be posted once the schedule has been determined. Please contact DramaBFA@newschool.edu for more information.

    Official Auditions and Interviews

    Applying to the New School for the BFA in Dramatic Arts is a three-step process. All applicants must complete

    1. The New School Acceptd Application
    2. The Common Application for The School of Drama
    3. A live audition and/or interview (in person or online)

    Scheduling Auditions

    Once you have submitted your Acceptd Application and The Common Application, an admission representative will send you a message through Acceptd to schedule an audition/interview using the Acceptd Scheduling Tool. This is the only way to schedule an audition or interview. Audition dates and locations can be found on the Drama BFA Auditions website.