Southwestern Theatre Majors are eligible for the Sarofim Scholarship in Theatre by auditioning.
Welcome to Southwestern’s Theatre Department! We highly encourage prospective students to audition and/or participate in a portfolio review for the prestigious Sarofim Scholarship in Theatre. Experience the world of theatre at Southwestern and get to know our esteemed faculty during our scholarship auditions. These auditions are conveniently scheduled to align with our admission events and tours, giving you the chance to fully immerse yourself in the Southwestern experience.
It’s important to note that attending auditions is not mandatory to pursue a major in theatre at Southwestern. Once accepted into Southwestern, any student can choose to become a theatre major if they wish to do so. In addition, any student may audition and participate in productions as a non-major.
Scholarship Audition Workshop Dates:
- Monday, October 23, 2023, along with Pirate Preview
- Friday, February 16, 2024, opening night of the The Heidi Chronicles
Please make sure to review below before you register to audition
ACTING: Prepare two contrasting monologues or a monologue and a song (16 bars of a song from a musical.)
ALL OTHER AREAS: Please feel free to share your portfolio with us via email or bring a copy on the day of the auditions (not required.)
Please send questions regarding auditions to