Audition Fees

Applicants for all performance courses must pay a non-refundable audition fee. 

Audition fees for Foundation Acting, Foundation Musical Theatre, BA (Hons) Acting, BA (Hons) Actor-Musician and BA (Hons) Musical Theatre are:

  • For a First Round audition the fee is £15
  • If an applicant is successful and invited to a second round Audition Workshop, there is an additional fee of £30 

Audition fees for MA Acting and MA Musical Theatre are:

  • Single Round Audition fee £45

There are no audition or interview fees for BA (Hons) Applied and Contemporary Theatre, BA (Hons) Theatre Production, MA Stage and Production Management, BA (Hons) Theatre (online learning) or MA Theatre (online learning).

Fee Waiver

The University of Surrey is able to support eligible students who have applied to an undergraduate course at GSA, by waiving the audition fee for initial and recall auditions. To be eligible you must satisfy all of the essential criteria below, in addition to one of the listed Widening Participation and Outreach (WP&O) criteria.

If you meet the essential criteria below, you will be given the opportunity to apply for the waiver once we receive your application from UCAS.

Essential Criteria: You must meet all of the following criteria.

  •  Home students (currently residing in the UK with a UK postcode)
  •  Studying at a state-funded school or college
  •  Invited to audition for GSA

WP&O Criteria: You must meet one of the following criteria.

  • Young person in local authority care/Care leaver
  • Estranged students
  • Young Adult Carer 
  • Gypsy, Roma, Traveller, Showman or Boater students
  • Refugees
  • Students with a household income of £15,000 or below, or in receipt of free school meals (within the last 6 years) or in receipt of a 16-19 bursary 
  • Students from areas of multiple deprivation (*see IMD look up tool below)
  • Students from low participation neighbourhoods (**see POLAR4 look up tools below)

*To check your postcodes Index of Multiple Deprivation data use this online look up tool. Your postcode must be decile 1- 4 (see column F)

**To check whether you live in a low participation neighbourhood use this online postcode look up tool. Your postcode must be quintile 1 or 2 against POLAR 4 (see table on map)