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The application period for Summer 2020 will reopen on January 15.

Who is eligible

All registrants must have completed at least their freshman year of college. Experienced actors and beginners are both welcome!

To apply 

  1. Fill out the Application Form. Please complete the Housing portion of the application if you would like to live on campus.
  2. Attach a 1-page cover letter and resume outlining your theatre experience and aspirations.
  3. Pay the $300 program deposit. This deposit will be applied to the tuition rate of $3,660. If housing is desired, an additional $50 housing deposit will be charged (housing is charged separately - $1,262.50 for 5 weeks).
  4. It is optional to submit a video audition of a song via email to summerschool@fordham.edu.

Acceptance

Acceptances for this program will be issued in two waves, March 15 and April 16.  When your application is received, you will receive an immediate email notification.  You will then be contacted by the director of the program to schedule a an informal interview phone call.  When you are accepted, you will be enrolled in the four-credit course.

Cancellations

Cancellations of housing must be made in writing to summerschool@fordham.edu by May 15. Students who cancel housing after this date will be subject to full housing charges. Withdrawals from the class can be made in writing to summerschool@fordham.edu. The deadline to withdraw with a full refund, minus the non-refundable $300 application deposit, is May 28. Thereafter, the refund schedule articulated on the Withdrawals and Refunds page will be followed.