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Welcome to the audition application portal for Kent State University’s Glauser School of Music and School of Theatre and Dance.

Theatre and Dance and the Glauser School are part of the College of the Arts together with the School of Art and the School of Fashion

If you already know which program you want to audition for, follow these steps to begin:

  1. Select the Program Group you’re interested in (Music or Theatre and Dance).
  2. Select your Term of Entry.
  3. Select your program. 

If it’s your first time exploring our programs or you want to take another look at each School’s programs/admission requirements, please visit the links below.


Glauser School of Music

We train the next generation of music educators, scholars, performers and technology experts through 15 immersive undergraduate and graduate programs that ignite passion and stimulate curiosity. From Western Classical and Jazz to the many African and Asian traditions, our nearly 30 ensembles annually welcome over 500 music majors, nonmajors and community members to learn, celebrate and perform the diverse music the world has to offer.

Degrees and Programs

Audition Information

Experience Music

Questions or Want More Information?

Music Admissions


School of Theatre and Dance

When you enter the Roe Green Center for the School of Theatre and Dance, you will be embraced for who you are and surrounded by a community that supports your individual potential. Dedicated to creative excellence, we will provide opportunities that will challenge you to develop your meaningful purpose. Our comprehensive programs are rooted in a professional culture that inspires you to train for the dynamic disciplines of theatre and dance as you transform your passion into your profession.

Degree Programs

Audition Information

Experience Theatre and Dance

Questions or Want More Information?

For questions about the Dance and Musical Theatre audition and application processes, contact:

Gaye Blair


The College of the Arts is a vibrant arena of study and professional practice encompassing the visual, performing, and design arts. Our concert halls, theatres, and galleries bring the creative collaboration of students and faculty to the mainstream of campus cultural life. In our facilities, integrated learning experiences and research blend professional practice and academic investigation. Internships and other off-campus experiences enhance career entry.

For general questions and information, please contact LeAnn Starlin-Nilsson, Assistant Dean of Recruitment and Retention in the College of the Arts, at 330-672-8392 or