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2015 Auditions & Interviews

The application deadline has passed.

If you would like to be added to the waiting list, click here to fill out the application.

We will notify you as soon as there is a space for you.

New York
Crowne Plaza Times Square
Sat Jan 24: Directing and Stage Management Interviews
Fri Jan 23 - Mon Jan 26: URTA Auditions and Interviews
Sat Jan 24 - Tue Jan 27: Satellite Auditions and Interviews

Westin, Michigan Avenue, 909 N. Michigan Avenue
Thu Jan 29 - Sun Feb 1: Design/Tech Candidates
Sat Jan 31: Directing/Stage Mgmt/Theatre Mgmt Interviews
Mon Feb 2 - Thu Feb 5: URTA and Satellite Auditions and Interviews

San Francisco
Le Meridien San Francisco
Sat Feb 7 - Sun Feb 8: URTA Auditions and Interviews

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  • Continuing Education

    seminarURTA offers a series of workshops and seminars for registered candidates during the NUAIs. Led by faculty from member institutions, distinguished guest artists and industry professionals, these sessions cover a variety of subjects. Some are hands-on, active workshops, and other are discussion oriented. Each session offers a unique chance to gather information and ideas hughapplicable whether you head off to graduate school next fall, down the road, or if you enter the profession directly. They are a great way to get a deeper look at what programs have to offer and for faculty to get a preview of the students -- all while everyone is learning something about each other and interesting subjects. Ticket prices for seminars and workshops are $8 in advance. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door for $10. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP


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    The NUAIs offer the opportunity to audition and interview for the finest theatrical training programs in the US and UK.  

    To register for the 2015 NUAIs and be entered to win a $100 Amazon gift card, complete the Candidate Application on our website and pay the application fee. Then, head over to Facebook, "Like" our page, and that's it! We will hold a Random Drawing in February and notify the winners via email.

  • 2014 National Showcase Calendar

    URTA's National Showcase Calendar for 2013 is up and running! List your graduate showcase now!  For full information, head to our Showcase Calendar page.

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    "URTA's Showcase calendar is such a blessing. It's an incredible resource for agents and casting directors. Congratulations on continuing this most valuable service."
    -Carol Nadell, Casting Director, Selective Casting