Area Specific Requirements

Please see below for specific area requirements and submission directions.

Area Contact Additional Requirements
Art
(any media
)
Keith Lord
(909) 448-4754
Portfolios are typically composed of 10-20 examples of your work.  Photographic reproductions of works are fine as interviews will occur virtually.  For three-dimensional work, consider several photographs for each work.

You may submit digital images of your work (formats may include jpg, tiff, or pdf files, or a link to a website or page with the specific portfolio you are submitting).  Please submit images electronically to your application portal. A phone or video conference interview will be arranged.

Students are expected to work toward completing the major in Studio Art.

Communications
(film and television production)
Morgan Sandler
(909) 448-4348
Provide a letter of reference from someone familiar with your video work and a one-page statement on your video production experience and what you hope to do in the world of film/video. The letter should be uploaded directly to your admission portal or emailed to admission@laverne.edu

Upload a 10-minute video of your best work to YouTube, Vimeo, or the video service of your choice and enter the URL in your application portal. If you would like to ensure your submission is seen only by the University of La Verne, please change your video’s privacy settings accordingly before sharing the link.

Students are expected to work toward completing the major or minor in Communications-Film and Television Production.

Music
(voice or instrument)
Reed Gratz
(909) 448-4915
Perform two pieces of contrasting style from the classical, operatic, Broadway, and/or jazz repertoire.

Please upload your submission to YouTube, Vimeo, or the video service of your choice and upload to your application portal. If you would like to ensure your submission is seen only by the University of La Verne, please change your video’s privacy settings accordingly before sharing the link.

Students are expected to work toward completing the major or minor in Music.

Photography Shannon Benine
(909) 448-4070
Please click here for photography requirements.

Students are expected to work toward completing the major or minor in Photography.

Speech
(debate)
Judy Holiday
(909) 448-4320
Applicants will participate in a virtual La Verne Debate Team regular season practice. For further information please contact Judy Holiday, jholiday@laverne.edu.

Students are expected to work toward completing the major or minor in Speech (Debate).

Theatre
(performance or design)
Sean Dillon
(909) 448-4554
If you are a performer, present two contrasting pieces (for example, humorous and dramatic or classical and contemporary).  If your emphasis is design, technology, or stage management, be prepared for a brief interview and portfolio presentation.

Please upload your submission to YouTube, Vimeo, or the file service of your choice to your application portal. If you would like to ensure your submission is seen only by the University of La Verne, please change your video’s privacy settings accordingly before sharing the link.

Students are expected to work toward completing the major in Theatre Arts.