Theatre & Drama Studies Audition

Students Perform

Eligibility & Registration

Only students applying to the Theatre & Drama Studies program should register for an audition.

As a component of your application to Theatre & Drama Studies, you are required to book an audition, which is weighted equally with your academic average. 

Please book your Theatre & Drama Studies audition as soon as possible and pay the $40 audition fee no later than January 26, 2024 at 11:59 PM ET.

For applicants to the Theatre & Drama Studies program with studies beginning in September 2024: Auditions will have a combination of in-person components and online submissions.

  • Audition registration will open on November 17, 2023 and close on January 26, 2024 at 11:59 PM ET.
  • Online audition materials are due to Sheridan by February 8, 2024 at 11:59 PM ET.
  • Audition results will be communicated in March/April of 2024.

Once you have registered and paid for your audition, you will receive detailed information on what you need to prepare for your audition, and how all components of the audition will be submitted. Please ensure that you review these documents carefully for detailed guidelines.

2024 Auditions 

In-person audition dates and time slots will be scheduled as follows:

  • Saturday February 10, 2024, 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM, and 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM ET.
  • Sunday February 11, 2024, 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM, and 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM ET.
  • Saturday March 2, 2024, 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM, and 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM ET.
  • Sunday March 3, 2024, 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM, and 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM ET.

Applicants should allot approximately 4 hours for the in-person audition process. When booking and paying for your audition, you will book one of the 4 hour time slots above.

Applicants within a 150km radius to Sheridan College Trafalgar Campus (1430 Trafalgar Rd, Oakville, ON L6H 1L2) are expected to audition in person. Applicants beyond the 150Km radius are encouraged to audition in person, however, may alternatively submit a video audition. The studio spaces used for Theatre and Drama Studies auditions are accessible spaces.


  • Two Contrasting Monologues
  • One Song
  • An Interview

Required Documents

  • Two References (educators or industry professionals)
  • Audition Questionnaire
  • New Applicant Contact Information Form

We are looking for actors who demonstrate:


Passion and purpose


Focus and physical freedom


The ability to listen and receive


An active imagination

We thank all of you for your passion and commitment and we wish you the best with your auditions – Break a leg!

Theatre and Drama Studies Offers

Applicants that are academically admissible to Theatre and Drama Studies at U of T Mississauga will receive an offer of admission to Humanities pending the results of their audition. Sheridan will contact applicants directly with audition results. 

Those with a successful audition will have their offer amended from Humanities to Theatre and Drama Studies. 

We are pleased to offer a spot at U of T Mississauga in Humanities to applicants that are academically admissible with unsuccessful auditions. Your offer of admission to Humanities will remain available even if your audition is unsuccessful. The Humanities is home to many leading English & Drama programs. These programs provide an ideal education for future directors, dramaturges, and theatre critics. Keep in mind that it is possible to re-audition for Theatre & Drama Studies at the end of your first year of studies at UTM.


Tara Colarusso

For admission-related inquires, please contact:
Tara Truong
Admissions Officer
University of Toronto Mississauga

Ashley Goertzen

For audition-related inquires, please contact:
Ashley Goertzen
Program Support Specialist
Sheridan College