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BUSTI annually admits 56-70 students who are passionate about training in acting and design, open to collaborating with other artists, and curious to discover the possibilities of the theatrical form.

BUSTI applicants are rising sophomores in high school to rising freshmen in college. To apply, you will submit the following application materials on the application page:

  • BUSTI Application
  • Resume
  • Personal Essay
  • Headshot

And then send us the following materials:

  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • High School Transcript
  • $75 Application Fee

We will communicate with you about your application, including any further paperwork required upon admission, via e-mail, so be sure to apply with an e-mail address you check often!

Ready to Apply?

BUSTI 2016 has reached total capacity, including the waitlist. We are no longer accepting applications for the program or for the program waitlist at this time. Thank you!

Questions? E-mail busti@bu.edu!