The Communication Arts Department at
The Buffalo Academy for Visual
and Performing Arts
Please Click on the links to the left under
"Overview of Our Department" for more Information!
Audition Requirements for our Major
Media Communications (Grades 9 – 12 only)
a. Students will be expected to write a report about a current news event at the interview.
Each student will write about the same assigned topic.
b. The student will be requested to read aloud what he/she has written, while being videotaped.
c. Students should possess a strong interest in developing skills in Journalism.
d. Since most students do not have a working knowledge of communication arts, a strong
academic record, positive letters of recommendation, as well as a good interview, are
major factors for admission into this program.