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Info For Incoming 9th Graders

DRAMA I ADVANCED, Incoming class of 2024


This is your opportunity to get involved with the Drama Department and be a part of our award-winning program that competes at the annual DTASC Festivals.


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Email Mr. Cohen to ask any questions.


Due to the current school closures, this year's Drama 1 Advanced auditions will take place by video submission. Students can video themselves performing their audition pieces (details below) and send in their videos. Please submit videos by May 1.

Videos can be submitted in two ways:

 - Upload to YouTube or Vimeo and email the link to Mr Cohen (

 - Upload a .mov file HERE

* if you are unable to submit a video for Audition by May 1, please contact Mr. Cohen and we can arrange an alternate audition scenario.



For the audition, please prepare a 1-minute monologue from any source (play, TV, movie, book etc) and 16 bars (about 30 seconds) of a capella singing (a show-tune is preferred, but any song is fine . . .  even Happy Birthday)
Here are some websites where students can find some monologue options: