Cornish College of the Arts


Sheila Daniels, Theater Department Chair

Submission Policy:

BFA in Acting & Original Works, Dance, Musical Theater, Performance Production, Animation, Art, Design, Film, Game Art, Illustration, Interaction Design (UX), and Interior Architecture. BM in Music. BAs (Only for transfer students with AA or equivalent credits) in Art, Dance, Music, and Film. Work study, scholarships, and financial aid available.

All students interested in applying to Cornish College of the Arts must submit an admissions application, and complete an audition (Performing Art Majors) or submit a portfolio (Visual Art & Design Majors).


Dance, Film Acting, Filmmaking, Music, Musical Theater, Theater Acting, Theater




Located in Seattle, WA: Cornish College of the Arts is the premier visual and performing arts college in the Pacific Northwest, and has been training bold citizen-artist-innovators for over 100 years.

The college's mission is to provide students aspiring to become practicing artists with an educational program of the highest possible quality, in an environment that nurtures creativity and intellectual curiosity, while preparing them to contribute to society as artists, citizens, and innovators. Cornish is surrounded by dozens of theaters, museums, music venues, galleries, design firms, production companies, and creative agencies. With iconic Seattle landmarks, vast forests, mountains, and bodies of water, Cornish College of the Arts is an integral part of Seattleā€™s landscape, history, and future.