• Interested in applying to NESA? 

    Students are accepted to NESA only through an Application and Audition Process. Three rounds of auditions will be held for acceptance in the 2022-23 school year: October 2021, January 2022 and April 2022. (Specific dates and application deadlines will be published in August.)

    Access the Online Application Form

    In addition to your application, you will also need to submit the following:

    • Resume (required for ALL applicants)
    • Grade Transcript from current school
    • Recommendation letters, one from a teacher and one from a guidance counselor
    • 300-500 word typed essay (required for applicants in Creative Writing, Cinema, Instrumental Music, Technical Theatre and Visual Arts) addressing the topic "Why I Should Be Considered for NESA."

    Click on your target department below to see additional detailed audition instructions for specific majors.

    Please address questions about the application process to amunoz2@neisd.net


NESA Application Forms and Audition Guidelines