Open to all prospective students. Our student-led 60-minute tour highlights a sampling of our four theatres, scene shop, costume shop and studios. Tours must be scheduled 72 hours in advance and are available most Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 2 p.m. To schedule a tour, please visit our online tour calendar. Tours are subject to availability.
Open to all prospective students. Our information sessions offer prospective applicants and their families the opportunity to meet with an admission counselor from the School of Dramatic Arts to discuss our programs and admission procedures.
Information sessions are available most Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 3 p.m.
Duration: 45 minutes. To schedule an information session, please call 213-740-1286.
For guests interested in receiving a comprehensive overview of the university, Meet USC is the ideal program. This three-hour program includes an information session led by a USC admission counselor, a walking tour led by a current USC student and an information session with the School of Dramatic Arts. Please note that Meet USC does not include an School of Dramatic Arts facility tour. Register for Meet USC.
Open to high school juniors and seniors only, we have several classes available for students to visit and experience the vibrancy of our training programs. Class visits must be scheduled a minimum of two weeks in advance and are subject to availability. Request a class visit.
Discover USC is the university’s most thorough campus visit day. At Discover USC, you will have the opportunity to attend an information session with one of our admissions counselors, meet current students and participate in workshops with our faculty. RSVP for Discover USC.
View the agenda for this year’s Discover USC workshops (PDF) on Saturday, November 11, 2017.
Behind the Scenes Day
Behind the Scenes Day is an exclusive opportunity for prospective production students to spend a day on campus, meet with current production students and faculty, attend workshops and end the day with one of our main stage productions.
RSVP to this year’s Behind the Scenes Day on Friday, November 17, 2017.
Performing and Visual Arts College Fair (NACAC)
The USC School of Dramatic Arts will be participating in the Performing and Visual Arts College Fairs (NACAC) in the following cities.
|Monday, September 18, 2017||Boston, MA||Emmanuel College – Yawkey Center||6:30 – 8:30 p.m.||RSVP|
|Monday, September 25, 2017||Atlanta, GA||Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre||7 – 9 p.m.||RSVP|
|Wednesday, September 27, 2017||New York, NY||Jacob K. Javits Convention Center||6 – 9 p.m.||RSVP|
|Monday, October 2, 2017||Cincinnati, OH||Xavier University – Cintas Center||6:30 – 8:30 p.m.||RSVP|
|Tuesday, October 3, 2017||Chicago, IL||UIC Forum||6:30 – 9 p.m.||RSVP|
|Wednesday, October 4, 2017||Cleveland, OH||Huntington Convention Center||6:30 – 8:30 p.m.||RSVP|
|Thursday, October 5, 2017||Phoenix, AZ||Scottsdale Performing Arts Center||7 – 9 p.m.||RSVP|
|Saturday, October 7, 2017||St. Louis, MO||Webster University – Grant Gymnasium||1 – 3 p.m.||RSVP|
|Sunday, October 8, 2017||Interlochen, MI||Interlochen Center for the Arts||1 – 3 p.m.||RSVP|
|Tuesday, October 17, 2017||Houston, TX||Rice University – Grand Hall||6:30 – 8:30 p.m.||RSVP|
|Wednesday, October 18, 2017||Dallas, TX||Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas||6:30 – 8:30 p.m.||RSVP|
|Sunday, October 22, 2017||Austin, TX||AISD Performing Arts Center||1 – 3 p.m.||RSVP|
|Sunday, October 29, 2017||Los Angeles, CA||UCLA – Ackerman Union||1 – 3 p.m.||RSVP|
|Wednesday, November 1, 2017||San Francisco, CA||South San Francisco Conference Center||7 – 9 p.m.||RSVP|
Regional Open Houses
An Open House provides a similar experience to our Discover USC programming – on the road. You’ll have the chance to meet with our Admissions Counselors and participate in multiple master classes with members of our acting faculty.
|Sunday, November 5, 2017||New York, NY||W New York – Union Square
201 Park Ave S
New York, NY 10003
|1:30 – 5 p.m.||RSVP|