NO APPLICATION FEE FOR MILITARY & VETS!
NOW ENROLLING FOR SUMMER 2023 TERM
DEADLINES: FEB. 1st (EARLY DECISION) & MAR. 20th (REGULAR DECISION)
Before starting your TOA application, please collect and prepare the following:
Headshot photo (Selfie OK)
Proof of high school graduation
250-word professional goals statement
Resume of past acting experience (if any)
NO APPLICATION FEE FOR MILITARY
Auditions are required for all applicants. A TOA Admissions Officer will follow up to schedule yours, which can be conducted either in person at Theatre of Arts or remotely via videoconference.
GI BILL® & Veterans Benefits
Veterans, military-to-civilian transition personnel, reservists or otherwise eligible members (such as spouses and dependents) may be eligible to qualify for various VA educational assistance programs, including the Post 9/11 GI Bill. Please contact us via the form on this page, and a Theatre of Arts representative will contact you promptly with more information.
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.
The California State Approving Agency for Veterans Education Program Approval (CSAAVE) is part of the California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) and operates under the authority of the US Department of Veterans Affair (USDVA). CSAAVE is responsible for the oversight and approval of California institutions offering education programs, apprenticeship and on-the-job training, and license and certification exams.
For more information about the CA State Approving Agency for Veterans Education Program Approvals please click here.
For Post 9/11 GI Bill®️ (Ch 33) students and VA Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (Ch 31) students, our tuition policy complies with 38 USC 3679(e) which means Post 9/11 and Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment students will not be charged or otherwise penalized due to a delay in VA tuition and fee payments. For eligibility consideration, a Post 9/11 GI Bill student must submit a VA Certificate of Eligibility (COE) and a Vocational Rehabilitation Student must provide a VAF 28-1905 form.