Accepting Students for Fall 2017



2017-18 Visit Day

Accepted Student 
Scholarship Day

SUN, 03/26/17
Register NOW

12-1p PA's meetings
1-3:30p Info & Tour

No audition required for students wanting to perform in a music or theatre ensemble. Placements occur during the first week of class. 

As part of our dedication to Arts Education, Performing Arts Scholarships are available thanks to the generosity of generous donors. This is a remarkable opportunity that NDC offers students, regardless of their academic interests or athletic involvement. 


The next step is to APPLY ONLINE, SUBMIT A VIDEO, and/or PLAN A CAMPUS VISIT. Remember, if you cannot make the visit day above, you can plan your own, private visit with us. 

Email us at or Call us at 216-373-6399 for more information. 


Auditions are required only for students enrolling in the Performing Arts Minor (music or theatre) 

Instrumental Scholarship Process: 
Bring your instrument if you have one.
-Simple instrumental exercises.
-Simple sight-reading exercise.2-3 minutes of a prepared piece.
-Interview with director for colorguard/twirler students.

Vocal Scholarship Process:
-Simple vocal exercises.
-Simple sight-reading exercise. 

Theatre Scholarship Process: 
A monologue can be provided if needed.
-Simple monologue reading for acting students.
-Interview with director for technical theatre students.


If you cannot come to campus for an in-person visit, but want to be considered for a Performing Arts Scholarship, you may send a 1-2 minute video of you singing/playing/acting to

You can send video files from a camera or smartphone, or a YouTube link.

Below is an overview of the process and sample scholarship videos. Check them out!




*Incoming students take Intro to Musicianship (MU-103) during their first semester, giving them the opportunity to be better equipped for performing ensembles. Intro to Musicianship, along with choir/band/theatre, is for credit and counts towards the student’s degree requirements. 


March 24
10:00 AM
Friday March 24, 10:00am
Falcons' Nest Gallery
E.g., 03/24/17
E.g., 03/24/17