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Auditions will be held in individual, 15-minute appointments on May 21 and 22. During the online registration process, students will note whether they will audition in-person or virtually. For questions or assistance with registration, contact the Registration Office at registration@cocastl.org.

Register for Audition Appointment

New to Theatre PPD:

Before your audition, submit a self-tape audition video that includes:

  • Your name
  • 32 bars of a song
  • A monologue of your choice

Register for an in-person audition on May 21 and 22 and be prepared with the materials from your audition video (or sides from a Christmas Carol—provided by registration when you sign up for an audition slot). Also, be ready to talk about your interests in the Theatre Artist program.

Returning to Theatre PPD:

No audition video required.

Register for an in-person audition on May 21 and 22 and be prepared with 32 bars of a song and a monologue (or sides from a Christmas Carol—provided by registration when you sign up for an audition slot). Also, be ready to talk about your interests in the Theatre Artist program.


The Theatre Artist Program is designed for students who have aspirations for a professional career in theatre. COCA offers three tracks of study for an intensive conservatory-style training taught by leading theatre artists from St. Louis and beyond:

  • Musical Theatre
  • Design-Tech
  • Stage & Screen

Learn more about the Theatre Artist Program.