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Admission to the Theatre & Dance Programs


High school and transfer students that meet the admission requirements to Morehead State University are eligible to enroll in the Theatre and Dance programs. No formal audition is required. Students desiring to major in theatre should complete the Theatre Admission and Scholarship Application. Completion of this application will allow us to better prepare for your arrival at MSU. 

For more information regarding admission to Morehead State, visit the Office of Admissions page and apply online.


The theatre or dance transfer student entering the Department of Music, Theatre and Dance by transfer must submit an official transcript of all previous college work. The student will work with the Department Chair to determine which courses in theatre and dance of the prior institution will transfer to the programs at MSU.


You may search for the following Theatre scholarships in MSU  Scholarship Search.

  • Departmental Theatre Scholarships (new and returning students)
  • W. Paul and Lucille Caudill Little Scholarship for Study of the Arts (new students - up to full tuition)
  • Noel F. Oney Scholarship (new and returning students)
  • Harlan Hamm Scholarship - Theatre or Speech (returning students only)
  • Melody Trosper Scholarship (new and returning students)
  • Alicia G. Vallotton Music / Theatre Scholarship (returning students only)
  • Theatre Alumni Scholarship (returning students only)
  • Theta Alpha Phi Scholarships (returning students only)
  • Nelson Carpenter Scholarship (returning students only)

  • College Access Program Grant (KY residents only). One-time monetary award.
  • Additional institutional scholarships are based on merit and need.
  • Note that all federal and state need-based financial aid and loans require the FAFSA. Students should complete this form as soon as possible.

Important - We urge you to arrange a personal visit to our campus on a school day. Your visit will allow us to get to know you better and provide you with a first-hand look at our department and world-class faculty. You can observe classes and meet our excellent faculty and students during your visit. To arrange a visit, contact MSU Enrollment Services.

Contact Information

Music, Theatre, & Dance

106 Baird Music Hall
Morehead, KY 40351

PHONE: 606-783-2473
FAX: 606-783-5447