South Texas Theatre Auditions


The South Texas Theatre Audition provides colleges and schools from across the U.S. the opportunity to scout exceptional talent from the Rio Grande Valley region of Texas. High school seniors who are seriously considering majoring in theatre in college present monologues, musical theatre selections, and technical theatre portfolios for the consideration of college admissions representatives.

Important Update: The 2019 event will be Monday, November 18, 2019.

“Our mission is to help performers, designers, and technicians from theatre programs across the Rio Grande Valley to pursue a college education and prepare for a career in the arts by attending the best theatrical programs in the nation. This event helps students connect with college recruiters, receive scholarship support, and dream big.”
– Jaclyn Benavidez, local theatre educator, and event organizer

STTA is a pilot program between The University of Texas at Austin and local theatre educators from across the Rio Grande Valley.

2019 Participants

High school seniors from more than 30 high schools across the Rio Grande Valley attended the South Texas Theatre Auditions.

The following colleges and universities will be attending STTA 2019: