The West Virginia University College of Creative Arts will hold an Audition & Portfolio Review Day for prospective students and their families, Sunday, Nov. 9, at the Creative Arts Center.

The event is for students auditioning or completing a portfolio review for entrance into the WVU College of Creative Arts.

It will also serve as a Fall Preview Day for students who are not yet ready to audition, but who are interested in learning about the College of Creative Arts audition and portfolio review process.

The schedule for the day includes information sessions with faculty, discussions on careers in the arts and behind-the-scenes tours of the Creative Arts Center. A complimentary lunch will be provided.

Students who plan to attend Audition and Portfolio Day should register in advance. To see the full schedule of events and more details about the audition/portfolio review process, visit

As part of the admission process for the School of Music, the School of Theatre and Dance and the School of Art and Design, an audition or portfolio review is required for all applicants.

Dance students who wish to enter the School of Theatre and Dance’s Bachelor of Arts degree program in Dance must also audition for acceptance.

All three schools offer cash awards and scholarships – up to a full tuition waiver –to students who plan to pursue a Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.

School of Music scholarship recipients are chosen by audition. The criteria considered include musical accomplishments, scholastic record and musical proficiency.

School of Art and Design scholarship awards are based on portfolio submissions that exceed basic competencies and abilities.

The School of Theatre and Dance scholarships on the basis of outstanding talent, academic achievement and the student’s demonstrated potential for success in the program.

Students who would like to register for the Nov. 9 Audition & Portfolio Review Day should contact James Froemel at 304-293-4339, or email



CONTACT: Charlene Lattea, College of Creative Arts

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