Interested in auditioning for The Young Americans? Here’s How!

What to Prepare

Please prepare 32 bars of a song, any style, a capella (without music or accompaniment). You may also include a short dance routine, play an instrument, or perform a monologue.

Letters of Recommendation

If you would like to submit letters of recommendation, letters should be sent directly from the person writing the letter on your behalf, and mailed in a sealed envelope to:

Admissions Office
1132 Olympic Drive
Corona, CA 92881

Letters may also be sent via email directly from the person writing the letter on your behalf to

Audition in Person

There are 3 options for auditioning in person:

1. Audition at a U.S. Workshop or Summer Camp:
Attend one of our U.S. workshops or summer camps as a participant and audition after the performance. Workshop fees may apply (you may also audition without participating in the workshop). If you are interested in this option, visit our U.S. Tour or Summer Camp webpage to register for an upcoming workshop or camp near you. Highly Recommended

If auditioning at an upcoming workshop or camp,
click to fill out the form below.

2. Audition at one of our concert performances:
Attend any of our concert performances and see us in the lobby during intermission to audition following the show.

3. Audition at a campus tour:
Attend one of our college campus tours and schedule an audition at the same time.

Submit a Video

For those potential Young Americans who cannot audition in person or who reside outside the U.S., please fill out our video audition form to provide your information and video link. Videos should be no more than five minutes in length and can be posted to YouTube, Vimeo or Dropbox. Click the link below for more information on our video audition requirements.

Additional Information

Please note that applications for enrollment are only sent to those students who have successfully auditioned for and been accepted to our program. Additional Information below:

Audition Notifications for the Fall of 2017

All candidates will be sent an email notification of their audition results. Below is the notification timeline for all Fall 2017 candidates:

  • Auditions received before October 15, 2016: Notifications will be sent by October 31, 2016
  • Auditions received between October 16 and December 31, 2016: Notifications will be sent by January 15, 2017
  • Auditions received between January 1 and March 25, 2017: Notifications will be sent by March 31, 2017
  • High School Juniors will receive notification in the fall of their Senior year.