AWARDS INFORMATION for Continuing Students: Theatre Majors, Minors, & non-majors.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING APPLICATIONS: March 1, 2016 at midnight! Please be aware this is a new deadline!
For Shakespeare Festival Scholarships, please go to MyScholarships and apply.
Please click here for an Shakespeare Scholarship and Production Assistantship application for incoming freshmen and transfer students due on March 29, 2016 at 3pm.
For Performance Studio Series applications for Directors, Stage Managers, and Designer, are due at midnight, March 31, 2016! Please use this application by clicking here. The completed applications should be submitted through the Theatre Blackboard Site. See the Blackboard Site for more details. Incoming freshmen or transfer, please feel free to email it to email@example.com or fax it to 616-331-8105.
*Incoming Freshmen and Transferring students entering in the Fall must be a Theatre Major to be eligible for a Shakespeare Scholarship. Click here for incoming and transfer information.
2015 Shakespeare Scholarships, Production Assistantships and Service Awards - March 1, 2016 at midnight! New deadline! Incoming freshmen and transfer students, please fill out an application due on March 31, 2016 at 3pm.
Apply Online at My Scholarships by clicking here.
Shakespeare Scholarships & Branstrom Scholarships
This application serves as an application specifically for the Theatre Department Scholarship Awards. By applying for this scholarship you will automatically be considered for these theatre (theater) scholarships:
Varies depending on scholarship.
Requirements: Theatre majors only, full-time student status, good academic standing, must participate in the Fall Shakespeare Festival and one other production during the academic year. Available to incoming freshmen and transfer students majoring in Theatre please complete: Application cover form and application letter, resume, current Degree Progress Report
Shakespeare Production Assistantship Service Awards: Available to Theatre majors, minors, and non-Theatre majors. Please go to MyScholarships. Due by March 1, 2015!
Costume Shop – 60 hours a semester $600 - Work in the costume shop
Wardrobe Assistant – Shakespeare production $600 - In charge of and run quick changes. Fix minor repairs, must be available for all dress rehearsal and show dates. Do the laundry of costumes if needed between shows. Work strike
Scene Shop – 60 hours a semester $600 - Work in the Scene shop
Master Electrician – Shakespeare production $600 - Hang and assist with the focus of the light plot. Deal with lighting issues during tech. Program the light board. Work Strike
Properties for Shakespeare production $600 - Collect, make, purchase props for Shakespeare Production. Attend production meetings. Work Strike
School Catering Liaison for Matinees $600 - Organize school lunches for the matinees. Organize food for tech week
Properties Manager - full year – 30 hours a semester $600 - Keep prop storage organized. Answer questions from props person for each productions
Director of Green Show and organization of Orange Girls
Bard To Go Stage Manager and Production Assistant
Theatre Arts Scholarship Application: New deadline - due March 31, 2016 at midnight!
Production Assignments: Performance Studio Series (directing), Production Stage Managers, Designers (Lights/Costumes/Sets), Senior Projects
Requirements: Full-time or part-time student status, good academic standing, must complete assignments for the Fall Shakespeare Festival.
Materials: Completed application cover form and application letter, specifying your assignment preference, resume, current Degree Progress Report
Note: You must specify your assignment preference, but the Theatre faculty may not be able to accommodate your preference and might assign you to other areas or projects.
Stage Directors of Performance Studio Series
Requirements: Full-time student status, good academic standing, must have completed CTH 365 with a grade of B or better (pending your final grade for currently enrolled students). If accepted, you must enroll in one of the following: CTH 298, 498 or 499 during the semester of your project.
Materials: Performance Studio Series Application
Note: Preference may be given to students who have experience as stage managers or Directing II class.
Designers & Stage Managers (Performance Studio Series or Mainstage)
Requirements: Full-time student status, good academic standing. Must have
the following prerequisite courses with a grade of B or better: Stage Managers CTH 250, Costumers CTH 262, Lighting CTH 368, Set Designers CTH 261. If accepted, you must enroll in one of the following: CTH 298, 498 or 499 during the semester of your project.
Materials: Performing Studio Series Application ( Designers, Stage Managers)
Senior Projects (any area)
Requirements: Full-time Theatre majors, good academic standing, senior status at
time of your project. If accepted, you must enroll in CTH 498 during the semester of your project. Materials: Resume, current Degree Progress Report, must have completed the "Senior Project Application" form (obtainable from School of Communications Office Administrator in 290 LSH)
Note: Senior projects must be proposed no later than 12 - 15 weeks prior to the project start date.
These Materials are also available at the Theatre Blackboard Site and must be submitted through the Blackboard Site when completed.