Apply ACTING MFA
Illinois Theatre will next audition nationally in Spring 2025 for our next cohort, consisting of 10 MFA Actors. Actors accepted will begin the program in August 2025.
Illinois Theatre participates in the U/RTA National Auditions in Los Angeles, New York, and Chicago.
We also have ON CAMPUS audition options when auditioning a new class of MFA actors.
The three-year graduate acting program leads to a terminal professional degree in theatre performance. Graduate actors meet daily in four-hour sessions including acting, movement (including stage combat), voice and speech.