2020 URTA Registration is NOW OPEN!

2019 URTA application, 2019 URTA Auditions, 2019 URTA Interviews

Registration is now open for all URTA recruiting events! 

Let URTA help you pursue graduate training in theatre! At the URTAs, you can audition and interview with our 43 member universities all in one place, on a single day. Why navigate dozens of different applications, fees, appointments, and travel when you can get it all done at the URTAs?

Our nationally ranked member schools boast professional faculty, a commitment to the highest standards in professional, graduate training, and are peer-reviewed on a continuing basis. Most also offer various forms of financial assistance. Graduates of URTA programs are working throughout the theatre and entertainment industries; on Broadway, in top regional theatres, as well as in film, and television.

Choose which event you’d like to participate in, and start your application today!
Please be sure to pay attention to application deadlines for each event, as late fees and deadlines vary based on location and area of study.

  • Pop-up URTAs @ LDI (Las Vegas, Nevada – November 24, 2019)
    Recruiting will take place in Lighting, Sound, Technical Direction, and Projection/Digital Media only. Visit our website for additional details about the event. (If you are interested in applying in any other fields, please look at the main URTAs event application).

  • The URTAs (New York, Chicago & Los Angeles – January 17 – February 1, 2020)
    Recruiting takes place in Acting, Design/Technology, Directing, Stage Management, and Arts Leadership. Visit our website for specific details on dates and disciplines in each location. At the URTAs, actors can also participate in the Satellite Auditions, where dozens of additional schools are recruiting acting candidates, including several international programs.

    The URTAs aren’t simply auditions and interviews. Your application will also be seen by summer companies participating in the URTA Job Fair. URTA also offers an array of continuing education programs, with workshops and seminars offered throughout the event with topics of interest to candidates in all areas of theatre.


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