Student FAQs

What is the schedule for the MARCAs event?

          The MARCAs will take place this year on Saturday, November 12th. The schedules for Acting/Directing,

          Design/Tech, and Dance all vary on the day. The schedules can be found on the Student Schedule page.

What is the structure for the Acting/Musical Theatre auditions?

          Once students check in for their respective audition block, they will report to their assigned holding room

          for a group warmup. After the group warmup, they will be guided backstage of Pfleeger Auditorium to be

          on deck for their audition.

 

          Later in the day, Callback Sheets will be posted for every school, informing students what

          programs would like to speak with them at the College Fair. Please note that callbacks

          are not performative callbacks. Additionally, regardless of callbacks, students are encouraged to speak

          with program reps if they are interested in the school.

 

What should a student prepare for the Acting/Musical Theatre auditions?

         For the student's audition, they should be prepared to slate (say your name and what you've prepared)

         and perform two contrasting monologues for Acting or a monologue and song for Musical Theatre. If you

         are interested in both, please prepare a monologue and song.

What is the structure for the Design/Tech interviews?

          Once the students have completed setting up their design presentations in Boyd Auditorium, recruiters

          will interview the students. 

 

          Later in the day, Callback Sheets will be posted for every school, informing students what

          programs would like to speak with them at the College Fair. Please note that callbacks

          are not performative callbacks. Additionally, regardless of callbacks, students are encouraged to speak

          with program reps if they are interested in the school.

What is the structure for the Dance auditions?

          The students will audition in 3 back-to-back groups of approximately 20 dancers in three different forms

          per group: ballet, modern, and movement improvisation. This schedule can be found on

          the Student Schedule page. Please note: construction is almost complete for the new dance studios at

          Wilson Hall just off of Boyd Lobby. If these studios are complete by MARCAs, Dance auditions will occur

          here. If not, Dance auditions will occur in Pfleeger. 

 

          Later in the day, Callback Sheets will be posted for every school, informing students what

          programs would like to speak with them at the College Fair. Please note that callbacks are

          not performative callbacks. Additionally, regardless of callbacks, students are encouraged to speak with

          program reps if they are interested in the school.

Are parents allowed to attend their students' auditions?

          No, parents are not permitted in any of the auditions. Parents are welcome to stay in the upstairs Boyd

          lobby while their student is auditioning. That said, parents are welcome and encouraged to accompany

          their student during the College Fair.

Where do the MARCAs take place?

          The MARCAs take place throughout Wilson Hall at Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ.

What hotels are near Rowan?

           For a list of nearby hotels, please visit the Lodgings page.

 

How do I get to Rowan?

           Whether you are driving, flying, or taking the Amtrak, please visit the Transportation for detailed options.

What restaurants are around Rowan?

           Please visit the Restaurants page for nearby meal options.

If you have any questions that were not answered above,

please email midatlanticauditions@gmail.com.