•   Welcome Prospective SOTA students!

    Our audition cycle is now closed.  Please check back in October 2024 for dates and timelines for auditions January 2025.

    Please use these documents as reference only for upcoming audition preparation.

    Admission to the School of the Arts is based on a formal audition process. Students may select only one field of study: Creative Writing, Dance, Drama, Music: Instrumental and Vocal, Theatre Technology or Visual Arts. Auditions are approximately 3-4 hours long and are measured according to a standard rubric. For each audition, students are graded in a combination of group and individual settings. Auditions are judged by a team of faculty members and each student receives a numerical score from 1-to-10 based on the overall quality of the audition.
    If you have a passion for artistic expression, we encourage you to explore School of the Arts.
    If you have any questions regarding our audition process, please email sotainfo@rcsdk12.org or call 585-242-7682. All emails/calls will be returned within two business days.
    If you are applying to SOTA, you must also complete the School Selection booklet. If your child is not accepted into School of the Arts and you have not completed the Schools of Choice Application Booklet, your child’s placement into Grade 7 will be determined solely by seat availability. This booklet is also being mailed to families in December. 


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