Undergraduate ProgramsRecruitment Events & Workshops

Facilities Tour & Information Session

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. Following our tour, we invite families to join us for an information session with one of our admissions counselors.

Duration: Two hours

Meet USC

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.

Class Visits

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

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.

This year’s Discover USC workshops will be held on Sunday, November 18, 2018.

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 16, 2018.

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.

Date City Location Time RSVP
Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 San Diego, CA University of San Diego – Hahn University Center 1 – 3 p.m. RSVP
Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018 Los Angeles, CA UCLA – Ackerman Union 1 – 3:30 p.m. RSVP
Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018 Interlochen, MI Interlochen Center for the Arts 1 – 3 p.m. RSVP
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 Dallas, TX Dallas Market Center – Freeway Hall 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. RSVP
Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 Houston, TX Rice University – The Shephard School of Music 7 – 9 p.m. RSVP
Saturday, Oct.  20, 2018 Austin, TX St. Edward’s University – UFCU Alumni Gym 1 – 3 p.m. RSVP
Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018 Chicago, IL UIC Forum 7 – 9 p.m. RSVP
Monday, Nov. 5, 2018 New York, NY Jacob K. Javits Convention Center 6:30 – 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.

Date City Location Time RSVP
Sunday, October 28, 2018 New York, NY TBD 1:30 – 5 p.m. RSVP