Accepting for Fall 2018



Schedule a personalized visit today. 

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President's Day Visit Day
Monday, February 19, 2018
8:45a Check-In
9:00a Welcome

Attend a music class or rehearsal. 

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Accepted Student Preview Day
Sunday, March 25, 2018
12:45p Check-In
1:00p Welcome

Hang out with current performing arts students and family members. 

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As part of our dedication to Arts Education, Performing Arts Scholarships are available thanks to the generosity of generous donors. This is a remarkable opportunity that NDC offers students, regardless of their academic interests or athletic involvement.

No Scholarship Audition required for students wanting to perform in a music or theatre ensemble. Placements occur during the first week of class. Dance placements occur during the fall semester. 

Email us at or Call us at 216-373-6499 for more information. 


Auditions are required only for students enrolling in the
Minor in Music or Minor in Theatre programs. 

Minor in Music: Instrumental 
Bring your instrument if you have one.
-2 prepared pieces in contrasting styles. 
-Simple instrumental exercises.
-Simple sight-reading exercise.
-Interview with director for colorguard/twirler.

Minor in Music: Vocal
-2 prepared pieces in contrasting styles.
-Simple vocal exercises.
-Simple sight-reading exercise. 

Minor in Theatre
-Monologue reading for acting.
-Interview with director for technical theatre.


If you cannot come to campus for an in-person visit, but want to be considered for a Performing Arts Scholarship, you may send a 1-2 minute video of you singing/playing/acting to

You can send video files from a camera or smartphone, or a YouTube link.

Below is an overview of the process and sample scholarship videos. Check them out!




*Incoming students take Intro to Musicianship (MU-103) during their first semester, giving them the opportunity to be better equipped for performing ensembles. Intro to Musicianship, along with choir/band/theatre, is for credit and counts towards the student’s degree requirements. 



February 25
4:00 PM
Sunday February 25, 4:00pm
Christ the King Chapel, 3rd Floor Admin Bldg.
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