Theatre Academy Admission & Auditions

Please review our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page prior to beginning the admissions process.


There is NO application fee to the Theatre Academy.

  1. Select the appropriate link below to complete an application in your specialty.
  2. If accepted to the Academy, students must also apply and be accepted to Los Angeles City College.

 Acting Program

  • Acting Program online application
    • An acting application must be on file to obtain an audition time.
    • Applicants are to arrive for the audition prepared with two contrasting monologues
      • Either classical and contemporary, or dramatic and comedic, no more than two minutes in length.
    • Auditions* are observed by the Theatre Academy Chair and Academy Acting faculty.
    • How should you prepare? Please see the FAQ page.
    • Call (323) 953-4000 ext. 2970 for more information.

*Auditions during COVID

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, the LACC Theatre Academy will also accept online auditions. In an online Zoom audition, actors will perform one monologue (2 min) instead of two.

Costume and Entertainment Technology Programs

Course Descriptions

Academic Programs: Theater Arts / Theatre Academy [PDF] (Theater awards & certificates, p. 61)
College Catalog (Theater class descriptions pp. 178-184)

Class Schedules

Class Schedule Spring 2023

Life at LACC

Learn more about the Theater Arts program at LACC by following our Student Blogger Rachel!


Theater Office Location

TA 208
To leave a message:
Phone: (323) 953-4000 ext. 2970

Visitors and playgoers please visit LACCD Check-In before arriving



Theater Department Box Office:
To leave a message:
Phone: (323) 953-4000 ext. 2990

Acting Program:
Costume Design Program:
Eddie Bledsoe

Department Chair:
Eddie Bledsoe

Technical Theater Entertainment Technology Program:
Johnny Garofalo