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Roosevelt University: The Theatre Conservatory at the Chicago College of Performing Arts (CCPA)

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Thank you for your interest in the Theatre Conservatory at the Chicago College of Performing Arts (CCPA) at Roosevelt University! Located in the heart of downtown Chicago, CCPA is just steps away from Chicago's bustling theatre district and the Tony Award-winning Goodman, Steppenwolf, Lookingglass, and Chicago Shakespeare Theatres – and our students have graced the stages of them all.

Please note that all applicants to our programs must first complete a Roosevelt University online application, available here. Students who apply through GetAcceptd but do not complete Roosevelt University's online application will not be considered for admission.

All BFA Acting, BFA Musical Theatre, BFA Musical Theatre: Dance Concentration applicants must complete a recorded pre-screening audition due no later than December 1, 2021. More details on requirements can be found here.

2022 Audition Dates: 

Saturday 1/22/22- In-Person On Campus 

Saturday and Sunday 1/29/22+ 1/30/22- In-Person New York Unifieds

Saturday 2/5/22- In-Person On Campus 

Sunday-Thursday 2/6/22-2/10/22: In-Person Chicago Unifieds 

Saturday 2/12/22: In-Person On Campus 

Saturday and Sunday 2/19/22 + 2/20/22: Live-Virtual Auditions

VACCINATION REQUIREMENT

Anyone auditioning in-person on campus, at Chicago Unifieds or New York Unifieds must show proof of vaccination by their audition date. Starting Monday, August 16, 2021, all visitors/applicants to campus will be required to be fully vaccinated to enter the building. If visitors/applicants are not fully vaccinated, they will not be granted access to the building. Applicants are encouraged to submit their vaccination cards through the application portal or bring it the day of the audition (subject to change as guidance evolves).

We will offer live-virtual audition options on 2/19/22 and 2/20/22.

Interested in being considered for multiple programs?  Please only submit ONE GetAcceptd application. BFA Musical Theatre applicants who are also interested in BFA Acting should apply for BFA Musical Theatre. BFA Musical Theatre: Dance applicants also interested in either BFA Musical Theatre or BFA Acting should apply for BFA Musical Theatre: Dance Concentration.*

If you have any application and audition questions, please reach out to Theatre Admission Counselor Becca Skrha, at rskrha@roosevelt.edu!


For technical questions, please visit support.getacceptd.com.

We look forward to seeing you soon!