2021 URTA Virtual
URTA 2021 - Virtual Auditions & Interviews
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Date(s) - 01/09/2021 - 01/25/2021
12:00 am

Target Regions

Target Occupations

Arts Administration, Design, Performance, Actors, Singers, Production, Management, Technical, Theatre & Studios



  • URTA MFA Acting Auditions: Jan 9-10, Jan 15-18, Jan 22-25
  • Satellite Acting Auditions: Jan 15 -Jan 18, Jan 22-25
  • Arts Leadership Interviews: Jan 12
  • Design & Technology Interviews: Jan 28-31
  • Directing Interviews: Jan 11, Jan 19
  • Stage Management Interviews: Jan 11, Jan 19



In order to best serve the needs of all our constituents, the 2021 URTAs will occur entirely online. Be sure to check URTA’s continuing education page, where sessions will be posted as they are confirmed.

As ever, candidates will have the opportunity to present their work to dozens of top MFA programs in one place, on a single day. It’s the most accessible and dynamic way to begin the grad school journey.


Application Deadlines

(All Disciplines) Application opens on Acceptd: September 14, 2020

(Directing, Stage Management & Arts Leadership): Application closes on Acceptd: December 11, 2020 (11:59 PM, Eastern)

(Acting & Design/Tech) Application closes on Acceptd: January 4, 2021 (11:59 PM, Eastern)

Note: given the live-virtual format, there will be no “walk-in” applicants accepted on the day of the events.

Registration Pricing

Price ranges listed below are inclusive of all fees. Ranges are dependent on registration disciplines, Acceptd fees, and Processing fees.

 2021 Live-Virtual URTA Auditions and Interviews:

Early-Bird Registration: starting at $81 *Best Value! Register by Nov. 29

Full-Price Registration: starting at $96 *Full-Price begins Nov. 30

Satellite Auditions (2nd day of acting auditions): $30 *Optional add-on


Non-Live URTA Auditions and Interviews:

This option is not available for all disciplines, and should only be selected in circumstances make it impossible for you to participate in the Live-Virtual URTAs. The Live-Virtual option is strongly encouraged, as not all schools/programs will consider non-live applications. This is at the discretion of the schools.

Non-Live Registration: $71 (Including all processing fees)


Additional Resources

Please review the specific discipline application pages here on Acceptd for further details. Additional resources to review:

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