Admission Requirements - Theatre

Applicants are admitted to Kean University on the basis of academic and personal qualifications. Applicants are carefully considered in light of their secondary-school record (both academic and personal), their performance on a scholastic aptitude test, and the university's estimation of their potential as a student.


Step One: Apply to Kean University

Step Two: Upon receiving written notification of acceptance to the University, call 908-737-4420, or e-mail the Department of Theatre at to schedule an audition-interview appointment.


• Audition-Interview Requirements:
For BA and BFA Actors - Prepare two contrasting monologues not exceeding a total of four minutes.

Singers may also prepare a short (16 bars) selection from a Broadway musical. You must provide the sheet music for our accompanist.

For BA and BFA Designers/Technicians - Prepare a portfolio with samples of art work, design projects, production photos, etc.


Click here for audition dates and times.

More information is available at 908-737-4420.


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