Audition Information



An audition is required of all prospective Rutgers Summer Acting Conservatory Participants.  In-person (live) and video audition options are available.  A non-refundable audition fee of $55 is required.  Please click here to pay your registration fee.


  • Audition: 2 contrasting monologues, not longer than four minutes total, and a 15-minute interview at the end. In addition, Musical Theater students must also prepare a song for the audition.
  • Essay: Why do you want to be an actor? What are your goals as an actor and how will attending the RSAC program help you attain those goals?
  • Musical Theater students need a recommendation from a dance teacher
Audition Dates:
  • March 4, 2017
  • April 1, 2017
  • May 13, 2017
  • May 27, 2017

For those that live outside the tri-state area, virtual and video auditions are also accepted. You can e-mail your video audition to the program’s Associate Director Jade Cintron or you may mail your video to the following address:

Rutgers Summer Acting Conservatory
Rehearsal Hall, Room 101
85 George Street,
New Brunswick, NJ  08901

What To Expect on Audition Day!
1. Meet the Directors – Marshall Jones III (Director) & Jade Cintron (Associate Director)
2. Audition (2 contrasting age appropriate monologues no more than 4 minutes total)
3. In case of Musical Theatre applicant, one complete song of your choice.
4. Directors will ask you questions about your piece and discuss your choices and process.
5. Interview about your professional/collegiate motives and hobbies.
6. Done!
The entire audition usually takes about half an hour. Please arrive on time and ready to work!