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Application for Admission

To apply now online please fill out the application form below.  If you would prefer instead to send in your application through the mail, you may also click here to download a PDF copy of the application.

Please note that all uploaded application materials (photo, letters of recommendation, transcripts, etc.) must be submitted in the appropriate file format (jpg or pdf) and size (<3MB). Files 1MB and smaller are recommended. 

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Program to apply for * Select a program to apply for.

Please print your name as it appears on your passport and/or legal documents.

A first name is required.
A last name is required.
A preferred name is required.
Pronouns are required.
A properly formatted date of birth is required.
A country of birth is required.
A country of citizenship is required.
A gender is required.
Applying As *
Select US Citizen or International.
Marital Status *

Select a marital status.
Current Mailing Address
A street is required.
A city is required.
A state or province is required.
A zip or postal code is required.
A country is required.
An email address is required.
A home phone number is required.
A cell phone number is required.
Permanent Mailing Address

If different from Current Mailing Address

Personal Data

How did you hear about The Neighborhood Playhouse?

Have you applied to The Neighborhood Playhouse before?
Have you attended The Neighborhood Playhouse previously?

Educational Background

High school name is required.
High school address is required.
Diploma or High School Equivalency

If not applicable please enter "N/A" to submit form.

College name is required.
College address is required.
College dates are required.
College major is required.
College degree earned is required.

Dramatic Training and/or Experience

Do you Speak, Write & Read English with proficiency? * This question is required.
Are you now serving, or have you ever served in the United States Armed Forces? * This question is required.
Are you able to commit to a full-time (Mon-Fri, 9:00am-6:30pm) conservatory program? * This question is required.
Are you applying for Federal Student Aid? (US citizens applying for Two Year Certificate Program only)
Are you applying for the* Joanne Woodward Scholarship? (*Must be a US citizens applying to Two Year Certificate Program and have submitted the FAFSA to be considered. Deadline to apply for the 2024 Joanne Woodward Scholarship: March 1st, 2024)
Housing Plans *
This question is required.

Additional Required Documents

Letters of recommendation: It is REQUIRED that letters of recommendation include the full contact information of the recommender (name, address, email, phone) and date of issue (must be dated within the last six months from the date of submission). We recommend that professional letters of recommendation be placed on official letterhead.

Please provide us with names of your recommenders and your relationship to them:

Document file types must be PDF or JPG and under 3MB. We strongly recommend files under 1MB in size for ease of submission. If you are having trouble submitting this form, send attachments separately to and submit without them.

International Applicants Only: please email proof of finances, a copy of your valid passport, and evaluation of academic credentials to

Application and all additional required documents must be submitted for your application to be considered complete. Once a complete application is received and reviewed, then you will be contacted by The Neighborhood Playhouse as to whether an Artistic Review (Interview/Audition) has been granted. Please be prepared with a 1-2 minute contemporary monologue.

Non-Discrimination Policy

The Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre is committed to equal opportunity in educational programs, admissions and employment. It is the policy of the school to provide equal opportunity for all qualified applicants, students and employees and to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, religion national origin, age, sexual preference, disability, or marital status.

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