Auditions for theatre productions are held at various times throughout the year. The College typically stages at least three major productions each year.
Auditions for music performance groups are held during Orientation in the fall. Audition times and locations are printed in the orientation schedule and signs are posted in strategic locations on campus.
Berea College offers 25 classes in Dance and a Dance Minor, and 9 student dance groups perform in a variety of styles, including African dance, swing dance, stepping, modern dance (contemporary concert dance), Middle Eastern dance, folk dance, Latin dance, Hip Hop, and gymnastics.