Admissions Timeline

Admissions Timeline and Important Dates

The Admissions Process consists of two stages: an Audition Registration and an arts Audition. A panel composed of staff from ProArts Colleges, artists from community arts organizations, and BAA staff conduct the auditions. If the student is Accepted or Waitlisted, they will be asked to complete the Admissions Process, which includes submitting official transcripts.

BAA Audition Registration

We are recruiting for school year 2019-2020. Register here!

BAA Audition Registration Deadline

The deadline to register for Boston Arts Academy is Friday, January 18, 2019.

Admissions Presentations

Admission Presentations are held throughout the fall at BAA and begin promptly at 10am on the following dates:

  • Friday, October 5, 2018
  • Friday, November 2, 2018
  • Friday, December 7, 2018
  • Friday, January 11, 2019

Families and school groups are welcome to attend these presentations and tours of our facilities. No registration is required, however if you are bringing more than 10 students, please contact the Admissions Manager: Christina Rodríguez at

Audition Workshop

Saturday, December 8, 2018 | 9:30am – 12:00pm at Boston Arts Academy. The Audition Workshop is created to prepare students for their art auditions. It’s a great opportunity for families/caregivers to ask questions directly to the judges who will make the decisions for auditions. This workshop is for any of our majors: Dance, Fashion Technology, Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts. This event is open to the public and no registration is required!

Audition Dates

Doors will open at 8:30am for registration and auditions. Auditions will begin promptly at 9am:

  • Friday, February 1, 2019 | Everyone reports (first choice major)
  • Saturday, February 2, 2019 | Second choice major and new auditions**

We expect every student to be ready for the audition. To view the audition requirements for your desired major, please click on the appropriate link: DanceFashion TechnologyMusicTheatre, or Visual Arts.

**Students who miss auditions on February 1st or February 2nd, please contact BAA at


Wednesday, February 13, 2019 | 3pm at Boston Arts Academy
You must be invited back in order to attend callbacks. Callbacks are only for Dance, Vocal Music, and Theatre majors.

Decision Letters

Decision letters will go out on Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Accepted Students/Families Meeting

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 | 6:00pm at Boston Arts Academy
Admitted students and parents/caregivers meeting at Boston Arts Academy (tentatively) 6pm.

Need an Interpreter?

Spanish and American Sign Language Interpreters can be provided for any of our events if services are requested two weeks prior to the event by contacting the Admissions office:

¿Necesita traducción?
Podemos proveer intérpretes en español o lengua de signos americana (ASL) para cualquiera de nuestros eventos si
solicitan los servicios con dos semanas de anticipación del evento contactando a la oficina de admisiones:

More Questions? Contact us:

Admissions Coordinator
Christina Rodríguez at
Office: (617) 635-6470 ext. 32382 | Mobile: (617) 590-8071