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Resumé and Repertoire List

A professional resumé is a great way to tell us a lot about your background. Include the items below so we get a full and accurate picture of your previous training and experience. Upload your resumé with your online application. 

Section I — General Information - Required for ALL

  • Your name, address, phone number, e-mail address, University of Michigan ID number (if known), and the program(s) to which you are applying
  • A list of activities and awards related to academics, athletics, or leadership within your school or community
  • A list of any community service in which you have participated
  • A list of any work experience you have had while in school

Section II – Arts Specific Information - Required for ALL

  1. Applicants to Music programs (i.e., composition, jazz, music education, musicology, performance, performing arts technology, and theory) should include the following:
    • The name(s) of your current and most recent private teachers. Include the dates you studied with them, and their phone numbers, if known.
    • A list of all music organizations with which you perform, and the dates of your participation. This can include school ensembles, youth organizations, and ad hoc ensembles you formed yourself.
    • A list of any music competitions in which you participated and all related awards or recognition you have received while in high school. This can include school, local, state, and national level awards.
    • A list of any related experience, such as ensemble officer or manager, teaching, theatre or dance experience, or community service arts programs that you feel completes the picture of you as a musician.
  2. Applicants to Media and Music Technology or Performing Arts Technology should list all mathematics and computer science courses taken, a comprehensive list of all software and hardware skills, and any experience in sound recording.
  3. Applicants to Musical Theatre should include the following:
    • All roles you have had and the production company for which you performed. Include both musical and straight theatre, film or television experience, and other related theatre activities. Include all school, community, and professional theatre experience.
    • All formal training in dance, acting and music. Include particular years of classes and styles of dance studied, years of training in voice and/or other instruments, and acting classes or workshops. Include the names of teachers with whom you have worked and the dates you studied with them.

    • Related experience such as playwriting, production work, teaching, or community service theatre that you feel completes the picture of you as a theatrical person.
  4. Applicants to Theatre should list the following:
    • All roles you have had, the production company for which you performed, including school, community, and professional theatre experience.
    • Any technical theatre experience, including directing. For students interested in performance, this can be a simple list of activities. Students interested in directing or design and production should include a comprehensive list of these activities.
    • All formal training in acting, dance, or music. This can include both straight and musical theatre, film or television experience, and related theatre activities. Include any acting classes or workshops you have attended, particular styles of dance studied, and/or years of training in voice or other instruments if any. Include also the names of teachers and the dates you studied with them.
    • Related experience such as playwriting, production work, teaching, or community service theatre that you feel completes the picture of you as a theatrical person.
  5. Applicants to Dance should list the following:
    • All dance training you have undertaken including years of study in particular styles, teachers or studios, and any intensive summer workshops or institutes.
    • All roles or company experience including school, community, or professional dance organizations.
    • Awards or recognition you have received based on your dancing including school, local, state, and national level awards.
    • All experience in acting or music including musical and straight theatre, participation in music organizations (bands, choirs, or orchestras), and any formal training in voice or other instruments.
    • Related experience such as choreography, teaching, gymnastics, or community service arts programs that you feel completes the picture of you as a dancer.

Section III - Comprehensive Repertoire List - Required for ALL except Dance, Musical Theatre, Theatre and Sound Engineering

All applicants are required to submit a comprehensive list of repertoire studied on their principal instrument or voice. This is optional for those applying to the BFA programs in Media and Music Technology. Applicants in Dance, Musical Theatre, Sound Engineering, and Theatre are exempt. 

This list is different from the list of repertoire you will bring to the audition. Include the following information on your comprehensive repertoire list:

  • All major works you have studied on your principal instrument listed in alphabetical order by composer. You may also include any major works you have studied on a secondary or related instrument.
  • Include ensemble pieces in which you had featured solos.
  • Label those pieces you have performed from memory with “M” following the title, and “P” if you performed the piece in public.
  • Focus on those pieces studied during high school and college (when applicable), although you may include earlier works if they represent significant milestones in your artistic development.
 

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