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College Audition Prep Weekend

General Information

The 2017 College Audition Prep Weekend is August 11-13.

Registration for the 2017 College Audition Prep Weekend is now available!

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Broadway veterans join musical theater faculty from across the state and renowned college coach Mary Anna Dennard for a unique college prep experience for students, parents and high school educators!

DSM High School Musical Theatre Awards, in partnership with Texas State University,
will present our College Audition Prep Weekend on August 11-13.

At this forum, aspiring young high school performers and their parents will have the opportunity, in one location, to meet theater faculty from top Regional and Texas in-state universities, hear program overviews, participate in a mock dance call and present their audition material and receive valuable feedback and direction from university faculty members. Students will also be able to attend a talk given by Mary Anna Dennard, nationally renowned college audition coach and author of I GOT IN! The Ultimate College Audition Guide For Acting & Musical Theatre.

Student participation is on two levels:
$125- Attendance at

  • All college program presentations
  • Mary Anna Dennard presentation, (including free copy of her book, I GOT IN! The Ultimate College Audition Guide For Acting & Musical Theatre)
  • Audit mock dance & vocal/monologue auditions

$225- Attendance at

  • All college program presentations
  • Mary Anna Dennard presentation (including free copy of her book, I GOT IN! The Ultimate College Audition Guide For Acting & Musical Theatre)
  • Participation in mock dance & vocal/monologue auditions including feedback and direction from university faculty
  • Please prepare either two 16 bar cuts of contrasting songs, or a 16 bar cut and a 1minute monologue. A short Ballet and Jazz combination will be taught as part of the mock dance audition, please bring appropriate dance attire and footwear. If you tap, please bring your tap shoes. Applicants are required to participate in all aspects of the audition process, but are not expected to excel in all areas.

Participation is open to any high school or college age student. Space is limited; participation fees are non-refundable. Attendance fee will be charged at time of application.  Parents may attend presentations and auditions free of charge as space allows.

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