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Theatre Arts

Onstage and Behind the Scenes

Find an abundance of ways to gain valuable creative experience in Theatre Arts at Notre Dame College. Not only do we provide a program of progressive education for those pursuing a career in a creative field, we also offer opportunities to participate in yearly performances as part of a well-rounded college experience.

The Theater Program at Notre Dame College prepares students for opportunities beyond acting, directing, design and production. Learn the business of artistic development and running a performing arts organization – arts management and administration.

Majors

PERFORMING ARTS THEATRE ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Major

THEATRE

Minor

Performing Arts Scholarships

As part of our dedication to Arts Education, Performing Arts Scholarships are available for incoming students. Take advantage of this remarkable opportunity NDC offers students, regardless of their academic interests or athletic involvement.

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Theatre

 

Requirements for entry into Theatre ENT Program:

  • Resumé: A pdf of your full resumé, which includes any training and experience you have had in music, theatre, and dance, as well as academic honors, work experience, and community service.

  • Photograph: A recent photograph of yourself alone. This does not have to be a professional headshot.

  • Brief Personal Statement: A short (1-2 page double-spaced) description of their theatrical involvement in high school.

 

For Live or Virtual Audition:

Prepare two contrasting short monologues from two separate plays (not from monologue books). Please do not exceed 90 seconds for each. The monologues must be memorized.
OR
Prepare one short monologue and one selection of musical theatre repertoire. The cut may be up to 32 bars, but should not exceed 60 seconds in length and must be memorized. In addition, please have the full version of your audition song ready to sing if asked.

 

 

Requirements for Non-Majors in Theatre:

  • Resumé: A pdf of your full resumé, which includes any training and experience you have had in music, theatre, and dance, as well as academic honors, work experience, and community service.

  • Photograph: A recent photograph of yourself alone. This does not have to be a professional headshot.

  • Brief Personal Statement: A short (1-2 page double-spaced) description of their theatrical involvement in high school.

 

For Live or Virtual Audition:

Prepare a short selection of a musical theatre song (up to 32 bars) OR a short monologue. Please do not exceed 90 seconds.

Mercury Theatre Company Partnership

The Notre Dame Theatre Department is overseen year-round through our professional residential theatre, Mercury Theatre Company – offering a complete range of performance opportunities, from intimate plays to full-scale musicals. Mercury Theatre Company One presents one theatrical production each semester. However, you may take advantage of additional performance opportunities throughout the school year and into the summer months with Mercury Theatre Company.

Past Productions

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