Chicago Auditions & Interviews 2022 - 2023

The School of Theatre and Dance will hold auditions in Chicago in February.  

Saturday, February 4, 2023 Session One (2pm - 6pm) 
Sunday, February 5, 2023 Session Two (8am - 12pm )
Sunday, February 5, 2023 Session Three (1pm - 5pm) 

Pre-screen submission deadline for our Chicago Auditions is November 30, 2022.  

Auditions and interviews will be held for the following programs:

  • Acting
  • Musical Theatre
  • Stage Management
  • Design & Production

Students wishing to attend our Chicago auditions/interviews must apply to and be accepted by the Millikin University Office of Admission prior to scheduling an appointment.

Performance Degree Pre-Screen Requirements 

Auditions for the School of Theatre and Dance are by invitation.  Invitations are extended through a pre-screen process conducted on

  • Once admitted to Millikin University, applicants will receive an access code that will permit them to submit their pre-screen materials to GetAcceptd
  • Pre-screen submissions will be evaluated in the order in which they are received 
  • Audition invitations are extended on a rolling basis 
  • Millikin participates in the Musical Theatre Common Pre-Screen program  
  • Please visit the Musical Theatre Common Pre-Screen page for specific pre-screen audition requirements
  • Specific guidelines detailing the Acting pre-screen requirements can be found on the Millikin University GetAcceptd page or by following the link below to our Audition Requirements page.
  • Musical Theatre audition requirements for our on-campus and Chicago auditions vary slightly from the Common Pre-Screen requirements.  Please see our Audition Requirements page for details

Scheduling Your Audition

Upon evaluation of your pre-screen materials, invitations to attend our Chicago auditions will be extended through GetAcceptd.  Invitations will direct applicants to the GetAcceptd scheduling portal to select a day and session time.  

If you are unable to attend our Chicago auditions, please note our on-campus audition dates and pre-screen submission deadlines on our Audition Information page.

The Audition

Performance auditions will take place during the three sessions listed above.  Musical Theatre auditions will take the entire session time.  Applicants will perform songs and monologues first, and then move to the dance audition at the end of the session. Those auditioning for our Acting program will be filtered in among the Musical Theatre auditions and may leave once they have performed their monologue(s).  Please consult our Audition Requirements page for what to prepare for your audition.  


Stage Management and Design & Production interviews will be conducted on Sunday, February 5 and may be scheduled at any time between 8am and 4:30pm.  There is no pre-screen requirement for either of these programs.  Once you have been admitted, you will be directed to contact our Audition/Interview Coordinator to arrange an interview time.  Please consult our Interview Requirements page for what to prepare for your interview. 

All questions may be directed to our Audition/Interview Coordinator.

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