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CALLING ALL CHANGE-MAKERS!
Add your voice, vision, and talent to the Ithaca College School of Music, Theatre, and Dance, a community of dreamers and difference makers.
A Message from the MTD Admission Team
At Ithaca College, we value all voices and encourage you to bring your authentic self to your audition or interview. Throughout the application process, our Faculty and Admission Team will always seek potential over perfection and look forward to discovering the unique perspectives and backgrounds you could bring to the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance community.
Our team strives to foster equitable and inclusive practices in our application process, while identifying areas where additional attention is needed to affect change. As a School dedicated to elevating the presence of underrepresented artists, we encourage IC applicants to consider including audition repertoire selections composed by a diverse array of identities. With such a wide selection of repertoire, we invite applicants to include selections by individuals identifying as LGBTQIA+, BIPOC, and/or women.
STEP 1: Apply to Ithaca College via the Common App.
STEP 2: Apply to the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance by uploading audition or interview material. You can start this process by selecting a Center in the "Start an Application" box on the left side of this page.
STEP 3: Apply for financial aid.
NOTE: Both the Common App and Acceptd application (with pre-screen materials if required) must be received in order for your materials to be evaluated.
NOTE: Applicants interested in applying to two degree programs should contact us to see if a second application is needed. If a second application is needed we will provide a code to waive the second application fee. Please do not submit two applications until you have heard from us.
AFTER YOU SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION
Schedule Your Audition or Interview: If the program you applied to requires pre-screen materials, the Center will review those materials and invite successful applicants to schedule an audition or interview. If the program you applied to does not require pre-screen materials, you will receive a confirmation of your indicated audition or interview date via email. We typically let applicants know if they are invited to audition or interview on a rolling basis starting in October.
You can find more information about the Center for Music audition and interview dates, locations, and schedules here and the Center for Theatre and Dance audition and interview dates, locations, and schedules here.
Wait for Your Decision: The hardest part! Offers of admission typically go out on a rolling basis starting March 1. We appreciate your patience!
Visit: The best way to know if Ithaca College is the place for you! Accepted students may observe class and connect with current students and faculty to help you make your decision. Find out more information here.
Early Decision applications are due by November 1, 2023 for:
• All Center for Music programs
• B.F.A. Theatre Production & Design, B.S. Theatre Administration, and B.A. Theatre Studies
Please note: B.F.A. Acting, B.F.A. Musical Theatre, and B.F.A. Stage Management are not eligible for Early Decision.
Regular Decision applications are due by December 1, 2023 for:
• Center for Music Drum Set, B.M. Sound Recording Technology, and Voice Programs
• B.F.A. Acting, B.F.A. Musical Theatre
• All transfer students, regardless of program/instrument
Regular Decision applications are due by February 1, 2024 for:
• Center for Music Programs / Instruments except Drum Set, B.M. Sound Recording Technology, and Voice
• B.F.A. Stage Management, B.F.A. Theatre Production & Design, B.S. Theatre Administration, and B.A. Theatre Studies
Please note: Early Action is not available for any School of Music, Theatre, and Dance applicant.
There is an application fee for each Acceptd application submitted. Fee waivers are available to applicants who meet the fee waiver requirements. Please follow the instruction here to request a fee waiver before submitting your application.
Thank you for applying to the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance. We are excited to see your work!
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For technical questions, please visit the Acceptd Help Desk.