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Theatre, BFA

Due to the current situation with COVID-19, all applicants for the acting stream of the theatre program will have to send in their auditions online. All online auditions or links to auditions can be sent to or

Apply to the theatre program

1.pngComplete the university's application for general admission/readmission. All supporting documents including your official transcripts for the general admission/readmission application should be mailed directly to the ​Office of the Registrar. 

Office of the Registrar
Memorial University
P.O. Box 4200      
St. John's, NL  A1C 5S7
Tel: 709-864-2527 | Fax: 709-864-4893​​​​

As part of your application for general admission/readmission, students applying to the theatre program must select thier stream (acting/technical theatre production), prepare a personal statement explaining your reasons for wanting to study theatre at Grenfell Campus, as well as a summary of your theatre training and/or experience.

2.png Prepare for your audition/interview​. In addition to your application to Memorial University, you must also undergo an audition/interview.  If you are auditioning for the acting stream, please prepare a monologue, no longer than 3-minutes in length, from a contemporary play. 

            ​Applicants must select one of the following options when completing the online application:

      • ​​An in-person audition/interview planned for early April in the location most convenient to your current address. Details on audition location(s) to be confirmed. 
      • Audition/interview by video recording (for applicants living outside the island of Newfoundland only). Deadline for video submission is March 31. A link to your video audition can be emailed to or can be mailed to the office of the registrar:
Office of the Registrar 
Grenfell Campus, Memorial University
20 University Drive, Corner Brook, NL
A2H 5G4, Canada
Tel: 709-637-6298​​

​​​​check.png​​Not sure how to prepare for the audition? Let us help. Contact the program chair at

Note: ​students graduating (or having graduated) from a high school with a fine arts focus, or an arts-based high school are encouraged to call our Fine Arts Office for guidance in your application. Some Memorial course admission requirements can be waived or substituted. Call 709-637-6223.​

For information on the general admission requirement click here.​​​​

Chair, Theatre

Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland
20 University Drive, Corner Brook, NL
A2H 5G4, Canada

Office: FA316
Phone: (709) 639-2547