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The University application deadline is November 1, 2021. Late applications will be accepted, but only on a case-by-case basis.
You must submit your pre-screening materials by November 10, 2021. You will be notified of your prescreen result latest December 15, 2021.
The following materials must be submitted in order to be considered for a live interview:
Submit your best writing for your writing sample, and feel free to send several pieces to represent your artistic voice. We accept plays, short stories, and poetry for the writing sample. Please include the following information with your sample:
To submit materials:
The callback interview will be with Daniel Alexander Jones, Head of the Playwriting Track.
Your playwriting track interview will include a discussion of your writing sample.
Interviews begin at 10 a.m.; interviews are scheduled every few minutes throughout the day. Please be early for your interview. We will make every attempt to stay on schedule, but please be prepared to stay later than your scheduled time should we run late. You should plan to be available for 30-45 minutes for your interview.
The day of the interview, you will also have the opportunity to talk with our Theatre Ambassadors about the program while you wait for your appointment time. The Ambassadors will provide virtual tours of the school, including the dorms, throughout the day. Interviews begin at 10 a.m.; interviews are scheduled every few minutes throughout the day. After you schedule your interview online, you will receive an auto-email confirmation of your interview time. Please be early for your interview. We will make every attempt to stay on schedule, but please be prepared to stay later than your scheduled time should we run late. You should plan to stay for 30-45 minutes for your interview.
Finally, you also have the option to attend a Fordham Theatre Q&A session. The Q&A session begins each interview day at 1 p.m. and is approximately 45 minutes long. During this time, the Theatre faculty talks with parents and prospective students about the Theatre program. A representative from the Office of Undergraduate Admission will also be present to answer any questions you have regarding admission, housing, and financial aid.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 212-636-7562.