The Ted Cloak Century Scholarship recognizes young theatre makers that who will fill the 21st Century with innovative, collaborative, clear, and nuanced productions that warm the hearts and challenge the minds of generations to come. This scholarship, given in anticipation of the 100th Anniversary of our department's founding, honors the legacy of joyful and serious theatre making in a liberal arts environment envisioned by Ted Cloak in 1930. To be considered for a Ted Cloak Century Scholarship, students must audition the senior year of high school, either on campus or submit a self-recording. Audition registration and audition guidelines are located on the theatre website.
The Theatre Arts workshop is designed to connect prospective theatre makers with current theatre faculty and students. Exercises in this workshop will test your workability, collaborative skills and ingenuity. Student can audition for the Theatre Arts Scholarship and attend the workshop the same day.
If you are interested in being considered for a Theatre Arts scholarship, please register for an audition and for the workshop
Acting: Two contrasting monologues from plays. One may be pre-modern (before 1880), but this is not a requirement. Your presentation should be no longer than 3 minutes
Design and Technical Theatre: Please present a portfolio with evidence of your work as a designer, stage manager, and/or technician.