College to Career Acting is proud to bring you The “Au-Dish”, an insider’s look into the college admissions process. Listen to candid conversation with faculty from the following prestigious college theatre programs!
- Elon University
- Point Park
- University of North Carolina School of The Arts
- Guthrie BFA Program
- Muhlenberg College
- Pace University
- NYU Tisch
Chair of the Performing Arts Department at Elon University
Assistant Dean of The Theatre School at Depaul University
Head of Musical Theatre at Point Park University’s Conservatory of Performing Arts
Head of Recruitment for The University of North Carolina School of The Arts
Director of Company Development Director of Company Development The Guthrie Theater
Chair of the Department of Performing Arts Muhlenberg College
Pace University Enrollment Manager
In addition to his 6 years at Pace, Wayne has also worked at Marymount Manhattan College and has worked with many Off and Off-Off Broadway companies. He holds a BFA in Theater-Acting from Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, WA, and an MS in Arts Administration from Drexel University in Philadelphia.
“It is really important to be able to create life-long artists and that’s ultimately what we’re doing…”
Juilliard Drama Division Administrative Director
Katherine oversees every aspect of the Drama Division’s activities, serves as the producer for over ten fully produced productions each year and is actively involved in the Drama Division’s annual admission and selection process. She has produced two off-off Broadway productions and worked in production for the Grammy and MTV Video Awards. Katherine graduated magna cum laude and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Directing and Stage Management from Wright State University.
“Our hope is that people have a positive experience regardless of the ultimate outcome, and there are many people who audition for us more than once before they get into the program.”
NYU Tisch Director of Admissions
Chris came to NYU directly from working as Director of Recruitment for the National Theater Institute at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center in Waterford, CT. He has a long history as a well-received performer of both theater and cabaret and has recently become an independent theatrical producer. He holds a B.A. in Theater and Dance from Trinity College, where he received the George E. Nicholls III Prize in Theater.
“It’s a vulnerable thing for people because not everyone is sure about their own talent… we wanna hear about you and who you are… being yourself is the best advice I can give.”
Syracuse Professor of Practice, On-Camera Acting
Timothy is a veteran of more than 150 episodes of series television and has appeared in more than 25 productions of Shakespeare. He is a 25-year member of Actors’ Equity, SAG, and AFTRA. He teaches Scene Study, Audition Technique, and On-Camera Acting.
“If you can find a monologue that you like and you are comfortable with and feel shows yourself, that’s what we’re looking for and I think that’s true of all auditions.”