Enrolment - Performing Arts Auditions


There are 2 rounds of Auditions: 

  1. First Round: Online Video Audition
  2. Second Round: Successful applicants will be invited to Second Round LIVE Auditions.


  1. Click on the subject areas below to read through the attached First Round Video Audition Information Sheet for information on what is required in the online video audition.

  2. Click on this link to apply online on the Audition Application Form.

    You will need to submit an audition video online using YouTube or Vimeo. You will need to copy and paste the link to your video into the online Audition Application Form before submitting the form.

    Please click on these links to read this form for instructions on how to upload a video to:

    a. YouTube or
    b. Vimeo
  3. Submit a separate online form for each subject for which you wish to apply.
  4. You must submit your application, including your Online Video Audition by Monday 29 April.
    Please note:  No further auditions will be accepted after the closing date.
  5. You will receive a return email outlining what you have submitted in the form. This indicates that the school has received your application.
  6. Should your child be successful at First Round Video Audition, you will be contacted by email within 2 weeks of the closing date (Monday 29 April) with the date and time of your Second Round LIVE Audition.

Please note:  All applications must be submitted online via our Audition Application Form.


Please note: this section is only relevant if your child has been successful in the first round video audition.

  1. Click on the subject areas below to read through the Second Round Live Audition Information Sheet for your chosen Subject Area for information on what is required in the live audition.

  2. Upon your attendance at the LIVE Auditions please bring the following paperwork with you and submit to the CAPA Office upon your arrival at the audition: (These can be dowloaded from the school's website).

    Please provide the following documents - DO NOT STAPLE

    a. Student Photo Identification
    b. Photocopy of the student's Birth Certificate.
    If the student was not born in Australia and has an Australian passport, please also provide a copy of the student's Australian passport.

    If the student's birth certificate shows that they were born in Australia, but both of their parents were born overseas, please also provide the student's Australian passport or documentation to show the citizenship or permanent residency of one parent at the time of the student's birth. 

    c. Tutor or Teacher Reference
    d. Photocopy of the most recent school report
    e. Photocopy of last NAPLAN - one page only showing the four areas with bands - NOT the whole report.
    f. Immunisation Certificate
    g. Principal's Recommendation

  3. Should your child be successful at Second Round Live Auditions you will receive an email with 3 weeks indicating your child's successful application and an offer of a place at Nepean CAPA High School in 2020.

  4. Please return your Acceptance of Offer by the last day of Term 2, Friday 5 July. If the school has not received a response by this date your child's position may be forfeited.

  5. If you have accepted the offer, students in Years 8, 9, 10 and 11 will receive an email in TERM 3 outlining the Elective Options for 2020. Students will need to select their elective options for 2020 on an online form which will enable the school to put them in their classes for 2020. Please note: All enrolments are subject to the Department of Education Guidleines for Enrolment.

  6. All new CAPA students will be invited to an Information Evening in Week 3 of Term 4 2020 where you will be:

    a. Introduced to the Head Teacher and Senior Executive
    b. Have an opportunity to clarify any elective enquiries
    c. Receive information regarding the ensemble and company programs at the school.

There is an application fee for the video audition set at $20 per subject which is payable online by Monday 29 April.

Should your child be successful in reaching the second round of auditions there is an audition fee of $60 per subject which is payable online by Monday 20 May.


Year 7 Applicants from Government Schools Only
You will receive an Expression of Interest Form for High School from your Primary School. If you intend to audition for a place at Nepean CAPA High School you MUST indicate this on your Expression of Interest Form for High School that you will have recieved from your Primary School in March.

If you have any enquiries regarding the application process, please email Jodie Paulley on:
or telephone the school on 4728 7203.