Auditions

Everything you need to know about competitive entry and becoming a student at the Manufacture!


This page provides information regarding application procedures and auditions for each degree course, as well as regulations governing admissions and studies at the Manufacture.

In 2023, an entrance exam is hold for the Bachelor in Contemporary Dance and the Master in Theatre. For the Master, it will be possible to chose between an orientation in Stage Direction or Scenography. Classes will start in September 2023.


Bachelor in Contemporary Dance

Admission to the Bachelor in Contemporary Dance results of a two-round competitive audition held in spring, two times every three years. A class of 14 student dancers is formed at the end of the auditions.

Consult the Admission requirements


Application

Online registration will open on 5th December 2022
Registration deadline : 3rd April 2023

Auditions dates

— First round: 
10 - 13 May 2023 : Bruxelles (venue to be announced)
24 - 27 May 2023 : La Manufacture, Lausanne 

— Second round: 
6 - 9 June 2023 
4-days probationary training for successful candidates in the first round, at La Manufacture in Lausanne. The results will be announced on the evening of the last day. 


Online information session

An online information session will be held on March, 1st.
7.pm : in English 
8.pm : in French

Master in Theatre

Admission to the Master in Theatre, orientations in Stage Direction and Scenography, results of a competitive audition held every year in spring.

For the 2023-2024 academic year

Consult the admission requirements


Application
—  Registration opened: 5 December 2022

—  Registration deadline: 
for the Scenography orientation: 10 March 2023
for the Stage direction orientation: 31 March 2023


Auditions
The chosen candidates will be invited to attend a second round of auditions at The Manufacture. During this practical test, candidates are put into different work situations, together and separately, and then interviewed individually by the jury.

—  Audition dates 
for the Scenography orientation:  25 - 27 April 2023
for the Stage direction orientation: 23 - 25 May 2023


Online information meeting

An online information session will be held on January 23 at 6pm.
Watch the replay on Vimeo of the 2022 session



Bachelor in Theatre

Admission to the Bachelor in Theatre results of a two-round competitive audition, held two times every three years. A class of 16 student actors is formed after two rounds of auditions.

No auditions for the 2023-2024 academic year. The next auditions will take place in 2024 for the 2024-2025 academic year. 

Admission requirements

Application

  • Online registration will open in December 2023
  • Registration deadline : March 2024

Auditions dates

- First round: May 2024 
- Second round: July 2024

5-days probationary training for successful candidates in the first round. The results will be announced on the evening of the last day. 

The auditions take place at La Manufacture in Lausanne.

Online information meeting
An online information meeting was held on February 9th, 2022
Watch the replay on Vimeo