Jacob Ward '15

Major: Art and Theatre
Hometown:Kensington, OH

There was a series of events while applying to schools that ended with me coming here on a whim for the last preview of the summer. It turned out to be a perfect fit. In its own way, Mount Union chose me.

What to Expect of the Day of your Interview

ARRIVAL: The interviews will take no longer than 30 minutes

PARKING: Due to ongoing construction at the site of the new Performing Arts Center, no on-site parking is available behind the building. Alternate parking is available on Simpson and Vincent Streets and in the Eells Art Center parking lot, as well as in other campus parking lots.

REQUIREMENTS: Actors will perform two contrasting one-minute monologues.

Musical Theatre Performers will present a one-minute monologue and a song.

Designer and Technicians will present a portfolio of their work.

A brief interview with the Theatre faculty will follow all presentations.

PRACTICE ROOMS: The music department has individual practice rooms located in Cope Music Hall. Limited warm-up time is provided in your personal schedule. You are welcome to use these facilities on audition day.

PARENTS: We welcome your attendance on audition days. You are invited to be present at the audition with your child’s consent, tour the facilities and to meet with the theatre faculty afterwards.

HOSPITALITY: Parents and students are invited to the lobby of Cope Music Hall where refreshments will be available.

ACCOMPANISTS: You may bring your own accompanist, or accompany yourself. Accompanists are available through Mount Union. For more information, contact (330) 823-2180.

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