How To Apply

Undergraduate Admissions

(BA or BFA in the Department of Theatre and Dance at Wayne State University) 
  1. Apply to Wayne State University online - Wayne State University Online Application
    • Submit your completed application, official transcripts, and application fee as directed.
  2. Audition/Interview for the Department of Theatre and Dance -  Audition and Interview information
    • Register for one of our upcoming auditions - Audition Registration Form
    • During your audition/interview, you will be assessed for technique level placement. Upon acceptance, your faculty advisor will use the technique placement results when advising you about the appropriate courses for the school year.

Graduate Admissions

(MA or MFA in the Department of Theatre and Dance at Wayne State University) 

1. Apply to Wayne State University online - Wayne State University Graduate Online Application 

  • Submit your completed application, official transcripts, and application fee as directed.

2. Audition/Interview for Department of Theatre and Dance

International Students:

Most international students are required to pass the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language). For more information about requirements for international students, go to The Office of International Students and Scholars or direct your questions to:

Office of International Students and Scholars
416 Welcome Center
42 W. Warren
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI 48202
Phone: 313-577-3422 Fax: 313-577-2962

Deadline for applications is generally mid-January and admission decisions are usually made by mid-March. Applications are accepted, however, until all openings are filled.