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BA Drama (Performance) Hons


Your audition

You will be invited to attend a 3-hour session, where you will be asked to participate in the following:

  • • Group workshop:  drama exercises with other applicants, usually involving physical and imaginative exercises
  • • Presentation of monologue:  two to three minutes in length from a play of your choice.  We recommend that you choose a piece close to your own experience, age, culture, etc.
  • • Writing:  you will be given a very short text to read and asked to provide a short written response to a set question
  • • Questions:  drama staff will answer any questions you have about the course

What are we looking for at the audition?

We are looking for potential.  This means openness, curiosity, a willingness to follow instincts, an ability to make strong creative choices and to connect and share with others.

2017 Audition Dates

2017 Drama auditions will be held in the week beginning 27 March 2017. All CAO applicants will receive a date and time for audition via email in March.

Further Information

Mairead Hurley
Head of Vocal, Opera and Drama Studies