Stats At-A-Glance

5046

Prescreen Passes
in the last 4 years

236

Audition-Based Schools to which our students were accepted
in the last 4 years

97%

of students received Audition-Based Acceptances
in the last 4 years

$110M+

in scholarship money offered
in the last 4 years

Students Coached Around the World


sd

San Diego, CA


Alongside our headquarters in NYC, MTCA has a a substantial presence in Southern California, with coaches based in San Diego and LA. In fact, we offer a Mock Audition in San Diego each year.

toronto

Toronto, Canada


“Look what’s happened to Maple!” Toronto is the #1 Canadian city for MTCA students. Over 15 students have hailed from Ontario in the past 4 years!

pa

Pittsburgh, PA


MTCA had its humble beginnings in Pittsburgh, PA (hometown of our founder Ellen Lettrich). It’s also the hometown of Directors Leo Ash Evens and Charlie Murphy, both Carnegie Mellon grads.

ny

New York, NY


Keep spreading the news! While we offer virtual coaching with students everywhere, our main headquarters for our events and in-person coaching is in NYC — the heart of the theater industry!

tx

Texas


Big Tex brings some Big Talent! Over 50 students have come from Texas in the past 4 years.

fl

Florida


We find some of the most successful coaching happens on the beach. Florida has been home to nearly 90 MTCA students in the past 4 years.

nc

North Carolina


A Tale of Two Sets of Twins: North Carolina has brought us two different sets of twins over the years. Claire and Polly Hilton and Tabitha and Fiona Burau! It takes two, indeed!

bahamas

Bahamas


Coming north from the Bahamas! We have students currently studying at UNCSA, Elon, and SCAD.

costa-rica

Costa Rica


Costa Rica is home to two very talented MTCA alum: Isabella Condo Olvera studying at Minnesota Guthrie and Marife Quesada studying at NYU.

brazil

Brazil


MTCA’s international coaching student debut was made by Daniel Ghezzi! Daniel coached from Brazil before attending Ithaca College’s BFA Acting program. We had to coach him on how to purchase a winter coat!

morocco

Morocco


“Here’s lookin at you, kid!” 2020 brought us our first student from Morocco, specifically from, you guessed it… Casablanca!

south-africa

South Africa


In 2016 we met our first student from Africa – Skyping in from Capetown South Africa before the days of Zoom!

russia

Russia


2021 gave us our first Russian MTCA student, who did this process while persevering through an unimaginably difficult time. Our hearts go out to everyone affected by this conflict.

india

India


New Year, New Delhi! This year introduced us to our first student from India, who is currently working with us now!

kaz

Kazakhstan


Kazakhstan is the world’s largest landlocked country, which may be why our 2014 student Miriam Altynbaeva chose to study on the island of Manhattan at The New School!

romania

Romania


Romania brought us Eugene Ionesco, and 2019 MTCA student Bianca Vranceneau, who is currently attending Northeastern.

switz

Switzerland


Switzerland brought us the world’s best chocolate, and our 2016 student, Helena Claesson, who studied Musical Theater at the Manhattan School of Music.

seattle

Seattle


It must be what they are brewing in Seattle! In the past four years we’ve had our Seattle-based students attend Baldwin Wallace, Howard, and Northwestern.

hawaii

Hawaii


Aloha! Our Hawaiian students in the past four years have attended DePaul Acting, Elon MT, Harvard. The 50th state also brings us our coach Lea DiMarchi (herself a Carnegie Mellon grad).

ak

Alaska


The Last Frontier brought us student Leah Mattfield in 2013, our first student from Alaska. She ended up studying Musical Theater at Michigan – I guess she can’t get enough of the cold!

australia

Australia


We’ve had 3 great students from the land down under in the past four years. They tell us that in Australia, pliés actually go upward!

uae

United Arab Emirates


2020 brought us our first student from the UAE. Ahmed Abdulla is currently studying Acting at Pace!

canada

Western Canada


From the West of Canada we’ve had students from British Columbia and Alberta, attending NYU Tisch, Elon, and Ball State (with that acceptance coming from an MTCA Virtual Walk-In!).

china

China


6 MTCA students have resided in China in the past 4 years. The large time difference means our coaches are often coaching at odd hours in the U.S. Luckily we have a good mix of night owls and early birds!

hong-kong

Hong Kong


The “Fragrant Harbor” wafted us our first student in 2022, much to our delight.

scotland

Scotland


The land of lochs is home to many happy MTCA students at the Royal Conservatory of Scotland, as well as coach Marcus Crawford Guy (himself a grad of Juilliard).

uk

England


Many of our students have attended great English Schools, including: RADA, LAMDA, Central School of Speech and Drama.

israel

Israel


From the Middle East to studying MT, Israel has been represented in 2 different MTCA classes.

chicago

Chicago


We love our midwestern students! We also love our time at the Palmer House each winter. MTCA brings representation to all three of the main Unifieds cities: NYC, Chicago, and LA/Anaheim.

peru

Peru


Peru brings us one of the wonders of the world in Machu Picchu – and in 2016 brough us our first Peruvian student!

chile

Chile


Chile is one of the longest countries in the world, and we had to wait a long time for our first Chilean student in 2022. Luckily, Sarah Rubio was worth the wait! She’ll be attending Marymount Manhattan in the fall.

argentina

Argentina


“Don’t cry for me, Argentina! The truth is… that 2021 student Franco Valerga is currently attending CCM!

japan

Japan


MTCA has had 3 Japanese Students in the past 4 years. Like many international students, we coached them virtually, but were delighted to meet them in person surrounding their Unifieds auditions!

spain

Spain


2022 saw MTCA do a Private Walk-In with the Institute of Barcelona, where we had many admittances and now attendees!

ms

Jackson, Mississippi


The city of Jackson, Mississippi has brought us 8 students over the past 3 years, and 5 of them scholars from our amazing scholarship partner, TFCA (The Fund for College Auditions). These 8 students attend: Michigan, Penn State, CCM (x2), Roosevelt, Marymount, Alabama, and Emerson!

sacramento

Sacramento


Our recent Taiwaneese Acting Students must have been California Dreamin’! Daniel Chang currently attends Cal Arts and Amos Pai is attending USC.

taiwan

Taiwan


Our recent Taiwaneese Acting Students must have been California Dreamin’! Daniel Chang currently attends Cal Arts and Amos Pai is attending USC.

The Last 4 Years of Acceptances

2019 / 2020 / 2021 / 2022


Search School By Name:

Abilene Christian University


3 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 2 / Acting: 1

Adelphi University


3 Acceptances

Acting: 3

American Academy of Dramatic Arts (AADA)


8 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 2 / Acting: 6

American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA)


93 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 87 / Acting: 6

American University


89 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 71 / Acting: 18

Anderson University


6 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 6

Arcadia University


20 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 11 / Acting: 9

Arizona State University


7 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 6 / Acting: 1

Auburn University


5 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 5

Austin Peay State University


3 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 2 / Acting: 1

Azusa Pacific University


7 Acceptances

Acting: 7

Baldwin Wallace University


64 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 42 / Acting: 22

Ball State University


75 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 32 / Acting: 43

Baylor University


13 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 10 / Acting: 3

Belmont University


23 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 14 / Acting: 9

Berklee School for Music


1 Acceptance

Musical Theater: 1

Boston Conservatory at Berklee


132 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 123 / Acting: 9

Boston University


31 Acceptances

Acting: 31

Bowling Green State University


2 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 2

Brenau University


1 Acceptance

Musical Theater: 1

Brooklyn College


2 Acceptances

Acting: 2

Butler University


7 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 3 / Acting: 4

California School of the Arts (CalArts)


23 Acceptances

Acting: 23

California State University, Fullerton


2 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 1 / Acting: 1

Carnegie Mellon University


8 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 6 / Acting: 2

Carthage College


2 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 1 / Acting: 1

Catawba College


3 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 2 / Acting: 1

Catholic University of America


37 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 32 / Acting: 5

Central Michigan University


2 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 1 / Acting: 1

Central Washington University


1 Acceptance

Musical Theater: 1

Chapman University


23 Acceptances

Acting: 23

Christopher Newport University


4 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 2 / Acting: 2

Circle in the Square Theatre School


13 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 10 / Acting: 3

Clemson University


1 Acceptance

Acting: 1

Coastal Carolina University


33 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 21 / Acting: 12

Columbia College Chicago


33 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 25 / Acting: 8

Cornish College of the Arts


46 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 38 / Acting: 8

Dean College


28 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 27 / Acting: 1

DePaul University


14 Acceptances

Acting: 14

DeSales University


14 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 13 / Acting: 1

Drake University


13 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 13

Drew University


3 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 2 / Acting: 1

East Carolina University


5 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 5

Elon University


37 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 18 / Acting: 19

Emerson College


116 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 46 / Acting: 70

Fairleigh Dickinson University


12 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 10 / Acting: 2

Five Towns College


31 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 30 / Acting: 1

Flagler College


1 Acceptance

Musical Theater: 1

Florida Atlantic University


1 Acceptance

Acting: 1

Florida Southern College


6 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 6

Florida State University


11 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 7 / Acting: 4

Fordham University


21 Acceptances

Acting: 21

George Mason University


4 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 4

Howard University


3 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 1 / Acting: 2

Illinois Lyric Theatre


13 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 10 / Acting: 3

Illinois Wesleyan University


10 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 6 / Acting: 4

Indiana University


22 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 22

Institute of American Musical Theatre


1 Acceptance

Musical Theater: 1

Institute of the Arts Barcelona


28 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 16 / Acting: 12

Ithaca College


71 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 29 / Acting: 42

Jacksonville University


1 Acceptance

Musical Theater: 1

James Madison University


73 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 43 / Acting: 30

Kean University


1 Acceptance

Musical Theater: 1

Kent State University


11 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 11

Lipscomb University


1 Acceptance

Musical Theater: 1

Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts


19 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 1 / Acting: 18

London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art


1 Acceptance

Acting: 1

Long Island University


86 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 67 / Acting: 19

Long Island University Brooklyn


13 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 1 / Acting: 12

Long Island University Post


119 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 96 / Acting: 23

Loyola Marymount University


34 Acceptances

Acting: 34

Loyola University Chicago


1 Acceptance

Acting: 1

Loyola University New Orleans


5 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 4 / Acting: 1

Lynn University


30 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 29 / Acting: 1

Manhattan School of Music


51 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 51

Manhattanville College


5 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 4 / Acting: 1

Marymount Manhattan College


227 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 169 / Acting: 58

Michigan State University


14 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 5 / Acting: 9

Millikin University


41 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 30 / Acting: 11

Missouri State University


50 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 31 / Acting: 19

Molloy/ CAP 21


53 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 51 / Acting: 2

Montclair State University


62 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 42 / Acting: 20

Nazareth College


37 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 37

Nebraska Wesleyan University


6 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 4 / Acting: 2

New York Conservatory of Dramatic Arts (NYCDA)


1 Acceptance

Musical Theater: 1

New York Film Academy


4 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 3 / Acting: 1

New York University (NYU) Steinhardt


12 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 10 / Acting: 2

New York University (NYU) Tisch


141 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 44 / Acting: 97

Niagara University


3 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 2 / Acting: 1

North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA)


13 Acceptances

Acting: 13

Northern Illinois University


16 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 1 / Acting: 15

Northern Kentucky University


1 Acceptance

Musical Theater: 1

Oakland University


15 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 14 / Acting: 1

Oberlin College & Conservatory


1 Acceptance

Musical Theater: 1

Ohio Northern University


44 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 40 / Acting: 4

Ohio University


96 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 63 / Acting: 33

Oklahoma City University


59 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 34 / Acting: 25

Otterbein University


34 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 22 / Acting: 12

Ouachita Baptist University


1 Acceptance

Musical Theater: 1

Pace University


104 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 43 / Acting: 61

Penn State University


37 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 21 / Acting: 16

Pepperdine University


10 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 6 / Acting: 4

Point Park University


134 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 63 / Acting: 71

Rider University


168 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 117 / Acting: 51

Rockford University


2 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 1 / Acting: 1

Roosevelt CCPA


106 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 79 / Acting: 27

Rowan University


7 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 3 / Acting: 4

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland


11 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 8 / Acting: 3

Russell Sage College


1 Acceptance

Musical Theater: 1

Rutgers University


11 Acceptances

Acting: 11

Sacred Heart University


4 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 4

Salem State University


4 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 1 / Acting: 3

Sam Houston State University


3 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 3

Samford University


2 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 2

San Diego State University


7 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 4 / Acting: 3

Savannah College of Arts and Design (SCAD)


47 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 7 / Acting: 40

Seton Hall University


1 Acceptance

Musical Theater: 1

Shenandoah University


56 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 34 / Acting: 22

Slippery Rock University


18 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 15 / Acting: 3

Southeast Missouri State University


8 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 6 / Acting: 2

Southern Illinois University


13 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 13

Southern Methodist University (SMU)


15 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 3 / Acting: 12

Southern Utah University


1 Acceptance

Musical Theater: 1

Stephens College


3 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 3

Stockton University


2 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 2

SUNY Buffalo


13 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 12 / Acting: 1

SUNY Cortland


45 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 45

SUNY Fredonia


16 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 8 / Acting: 8

SUNY Geneseo


2 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 2

SUNY Purchase


11 Acceptances

Acting: 11

Syracuse University


99 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 62 / Acting: 37

Temple University


113 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 87 / Acting: 26

Texas Christian University


27 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 17 / Acting: 10

Texas State University


31 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 22 / Acting: 9

Texas Tech University


2 Acceptances

Acting: 2

The Juilliard School


2 Acceptances

Acting: 2

The New School


35 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 1 / Acting: 34

The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama


1 Acceptance

Musical Theater: 1

The Studio School


2 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 1 / Acting: 1

Towson University


2 Acceptances

Acting: 2

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance


1 Acceptance

Musical Theater: 1

University of Alabama


22 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 19 / Acting: 3

University of Alabama at Birmingham


13 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 12 / Acting: 1

University of Arizona


38 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 26 / Acting: 12

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)


25 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 18 / Acting: 7

University of Central Florida


14 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 12 / Acting: 2

University of Central Oklahoma


1 Acceptance

Musical Theater: 1

University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM)


38 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 20 / Acting: 18

University of Colorado Boulder


32 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 29 / Acting: 3

University of Connecticut


14 Acceptances

Acting: 14

University of Evansville


15 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 1 / Acting: 14

University of Florida


5 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 3 / Acting: 2

University of Hartford (Hartt)


127 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 75 / Acting: 52

University of Houston


1 Acceptance

Acting: 1

University of Illinois at Chicago


1 Acceptance

Acting: 1

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


3 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 1 / Acting: 2

University of Memphis


3 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 3

University of Miami


67 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 63 / Acting: 4

University of Michigan


26 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 14 / Acting: 12

University of Minnesota Duluth


3 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 3

University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theater


11 Acceptances

Acting: 11

University of Mississippi


2 Acceptances

Acting: 2

University of Missouri


1 Acceptance

Acting: 1

University of Nevada, Las Vegas


3 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 2 / Acting: 1

University of Nevada, Reno


1 Acceptance

Musical Theater: 1

University of New Hampshire


4 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 4

University of North Carolina Greensboro


10 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 6 / Acting: 4

University of North Dakota


11 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 11

University of Northern Colorado


59 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 43 / Acting: 16

University of Oklahoma


19 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 14 / Acting: 5

University of South Dakota


1 Acceptance

Musical Theater: 1

University of Southern California (USC)


56 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 16 / Acting: 40

University of Tampa


50 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 48 / Acting: 2

University of Texas at Arlington


5 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 4 / Acting: 1

University of Texas at Austin


7 Acceptances

Acting: 7

University of the Arts


135 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 98 / Acting: 37

University of Utah


71 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 54 / Acting: 17

University of Wisconsin – Parkside


15 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 14 / Acting: 1

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


1 Acceptance

Acting: 1

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point


13 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 9 / Acting: 4

Utah State University


77 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 64 / Acting: 13

Valdosta State University


4 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 4

Vanguard University


1 Acceptance

Musical Theater: 1

Virginia Commonwealth University


4 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 2 / Acting: 2

Viterbo University


53 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 46 / Acting: 7

Wagner College


42 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 34 / Acting: 8

Webster College


25 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 17 / Acting: 8

West Texas A&M University


2 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 2

West Virginia University


5 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 4 / Acting: 1

Western Carolina University


7 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 5 / Acting: 2

Western Connecticut State University


41 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 41

Western Illinois University


3 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 3

Western Michigan University


18 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 13 / Acting: 5

Wichita State University


1 Acceptance

Musical Theater: 1

Wilkes University


1 Acceptance

Musical Theater: 1

William Peace University


2 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 2

Wright State University


38 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 22 / Acting: 16

Xavier University


4 Acceptances

Musical Theater: 4

Young Harris College


1 Acceptance

Musical Theater: 1

Previous Graduating Classes


MTCA has an unmatched track record of consistent, superlative results. Browse through past classes to see the variety of programs our students have attended!