ADMISSIONS

APPLICATIONS DUE OCTOBER 24
FOR SPRING 2023 PROGRAMS

ADMISSIONS OVERVIEW

Admission to the National Theater Institute is competitive; applicants are encouraged to apply well in advance of the deadlines. Early applications may receive early acceptance. NTI welcomes applications from gap-year students, undergraduate students, post-graduates, and professionals looking for a broad-based theatrical training intensive.

 

When selecting students, NTI looks for a proven ability to handle the demands of disciplined theater work and to be a positive contributing member of an ensemble. Applicants must demonstrate clear understanding of the opportunities and challenges of an intensive study, with a determination to complete their chosen program in a conscientious manner.

WHEN SHOULD I APPLY?

Summer & Fall Semesters (Theatermakers, NTI, NTI-AD, NMTI, MATS) - Apply before March 20

Spring Semsters (NTI, NTI-AD, NTI-AP) - Apply before October 24

 

Early applications are encouraged! Applicants who submit materials prior to March 1st for fall programs or October 1st for spring programs are eligible to receive priority interview slots and early admission. 

WHAT DO I NEED TO APPLY?

The online application takes less than 15 minutes to complete and requires:

 

  • Headshot (just a picture that looks like you)

  • Resume

  • 1 Short Answer

  • 500 words about why you want to attend NTI and how it aligns with your artistic goals

  • Supplemental Materials (dependent on the program you select)

  • Copy of your unofficial transcript

  • 1 email address for the individual filling out your reference form

  • 1 email address for your reference contact

  • $30 application fee

 

After reviewing your initial application, the admissions team may ask qualified candidates to provide additional materials. Details about additional application requirements can be found on the program pages for NTI, NMTI, NTI-AD, NTI-AP, MATS, and Theatermakers. Finalists for each program will be notified to schedule an interview. Interviews will take place via Skype or phone.

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NATIONAL THEATER INSTITUTE

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NTI-ADVANCED DIRECTING

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NTI-ADVANCED PLAYWRITING

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NATIONAL MUSIC THEATER INSTITUTE

NATIONAL MUSIC THEATER INSTITUTE

THEATERMAKERS SUMMER INTENSIVE

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INTERNATIONAL THEATRE MFA/MA

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