Recruitment Opportunities & Events

Students during a recruitment event

Campus Events

Cardinal Preview Day

Cardinal Preview Day is October 13th, 2018. This event serves as great way to get to know about students and classes in the program through previews, interviews and activities.

Point of contact: Sidney Monroe Williams:

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration 2019

January 21st, 1 PM at the Playhouse Theatre.

Professor Johnny Jones leads the AATP (African American Theatre Program) in an annual celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy. Performances, talkbacks, songs, and readings will be lead by theatre students participating in the African American Theatre Program and beyond.

Recruitment Opportunities

KTA (Kentucky Theatre Association)

Spring professional Pre-screening Auditions: a precursor to the auditions for SETC (South Eastern Theatre Conference). A type of “open call” for potential summer theatrical jobs, graduate schools and longer-term contracts.

Dates:November 16-18

Where: Glema Mahr for the Arts, Madisonville KY

Application fee: $65

General Information:

Point of Contact for the above information and early audition: Ari Calvano (

SETC (Southeastern Theatre Conference)

Part 1:

Where: Knoxville, TN

Dates: Feb 28th to March 2nd, 2019

*These are professional auditions, only undergraduate and graduate seniors should attend*

Applications open Oct. 15th, early bird registration fee is $270, late fee is $310

Part 2:

SETC Outdoor Theatre Auditions

Where: Greensboro College, North Carolina

When: January 18-19, 2019

General Information:

Applications open December 5th, $55

USITT (United States Institute for Theatre Technology)

LiNK Conference

5th Annual LiNK
When: Nov. 9-11, 2018
Where:  Crowne Plaza Hotel Atlanta-Airport  Atlanta, GA
Who This Is For: Graduating Seniors (undergrad)

Reserve your hotel room at the SETC/USITT Group Rate by Oct. 31, 2018

SETC and USITT hold a conference each fall to bring graduate theatre degree programs together with people considering options for interviews and auditions. Connect with more than 50 programs across theatre disciplines including Acting, Design, Technology, and Management. Explore your options for advanced education and find your dream grad program in one convenient, affordable location.

General Information can be found here:

YPAS Career Day

Where: Louisville's Youth Performing Arts School

1517 South 2nd Street
Louisville, KY 40208

Phone: 502-485-8355

A chance for high schoolers from across Kentucky and Jefferson County to explore career options with colleges and other programs

October 26th, 2018

“Questions regarding reservations and fees should be directed to Amie Dennison”

General Information: