Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts Admission


An audition, portfolio or interview is required for admission consideration for Webster's degree programs in the College of Fine Arts.   Students who apply to pursue a major in the College of Fine Arts will be considered for academic admission to the university upon receipt of their admissions application and supporting materials in the Office of Admission.   Acceptance into a particular major in the College of Fine Arts will be determined based upon review of the audition or portfolio.  Further details are below.  

Art, Design, and Art History

Admission to the Department of Art, Design, and Art History as a degree-seeking student is by portfolio review. Reviews are held on campus throughout the year, and also give students the opportunity to meet faculty, tour the studios, and observe classes.  Applicants with the intention of pursuing an emphasis in Art History & Criticism should submit a writing sample and may also wish to include a portfolio presentation.  We recommend that students apply for academic admission before their portfolio review.

2013-2014 Portfolio Review Dates

  • Friday, November 8, 2013
  • Friday, December 6, 2013
  • Friday, February 14, 2013
  • Friday, February 28, 2013
  • Saturday, March 1, 2014
  • Friday, April 11, 2014
  • Friday, May 2, 2014
  • Friday, May 30, 2014

  

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Dance

Acceptance to the Department of Dance as a degree-seeking student is by audition. There is no audition required for a danceminor. Auditions are held on campus throughout the year and conducted in the form of a class.  We recommend that students apply for academic admission before auditioning.

2013-2014 Audition Dates

  • Friday, November 8, 2013
  • Friday, December 6, 2013
  • Friday, February 14, 2014
  • Friday, February 28, 2014
  • Friday, April 11, 2014
  • Friday, April 25, 2014
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Music

If you intend to major or minor as an undergraduate student at Webster University, you must complete an audition as part of your application.  The audition will be a full day events including the opportunity for you to meet faculty from the music department, current music students, take a campus tour and observe a class.  We recommend that students apply for academic admission before auditioning.

2013-2014 Audition Dates

  • Friday, December 6, 2013
  • Friday, February 14, 2014
  • Friday, February 28, 2014
  • Saturday, March 1, 2014
  • Friday, April 11, 2014
  • Friday, May 2, 2014
  • Friday, May 30, 2014
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Theatre

Auditions or interviews are required for all Conservatory of Theatre Arts students applying to the Conservatory of Theatre Arts. Auditions/interviews are held during the school year for entrance into the following fall session.  We recommend that students apply for academic admission before auditioning.

 

2013-2014 Performance Audition Date

  • New York, NY
  • Saturday, January 25, 2014
  • Sunday, January 26, 2014
  • TETA-Dallas, TX
  • Thursday, January 30, 2014
  • Friday, January 31, 2014
  • Chicago, IL
  • Monday, February 3, 2014
  • Tuesday, February 4, 2014
  • Wednesday, February 5, 2014
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • Thursday, February 6, 2014
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Saturday, February 8, 2014
  • Sunday, February 9, 2014
  • Atlanta, GA
  • February, 9, 2014
  • St. Louis Home Campus
  • Friday, February 14, 2014
  • Friday, February 21, 2014
  • Saturday, February 22, 2014
  • Friday, February 28, 2014
  • Saturday, March 1, 2014
  • Friday, March 7, 2014

*Stage Management, Design/Technical Production and Theatre Studies and Dramaturgy interviews are arranged on an individual basis.  The preferred times are Thursdays for Stage Management and Friday for Design/Technical Production.