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How to Apply
In addition to completing the ApplyTexas application to gain admission to The University of Texas at Austin, applicants must also gain admission to the department through additional steps outlined in the Department of Theatre and Dance Application. The Department of Theatre and Dance admits students in the fall semester only.
Applying to the University of Texas at Austin
Applicants who are applying for admission as freshmen or transfer students should apply to the university through ApplyTexas. To begin your application, visit bealonghorn.utexas.edu, the university’s comprehensive admissions website offering detailed information on how to apply, housing, financial aid, and other aspects of student life at UT Austin. The department gives preference to applicants who select a Department of Theatre and Dance major as their first-choice major. Applicants should list a program outside of the Department of Theatre and Dance as their second-choice major.
Application Deadlines: December 1 (Freshman), March 1 (Transfer).
Applying to the Department of Theatre and Dance
Whether you are a first-time freshman, transfer student, or current UT Austin student, all applicants must complete the Department of Theatre and Dance Application and subsequent steps outlined in the application for each program to be considered for admission to study in the Department of Theatre and Dance. Please note that some programs require an audition and audition dates may precede the ApplyTexas application deadline.
View Admissions Requirements and Deadlines by Program
- Actor Training Program
- B.A. in Theatre and Dance
- B.F.A. in Dance
- B.F.A. in Dance + Teaching Certification
- B.F.A. in Theatre Studies + Teaching Certification
- Musical Theatre
For questions regarding the Department of Theatre and Dance, contact:
Undergraduate Admissions Coordinator