If you'd like to be considered for the Ted Cloak Century Scholarship (up to $5,000 per year), you must submit an audition and/or portfolio. 

You may submit an audition and/or portfolio as part of your Lawrence admissions application, but it is not required for major/minor declaration.

Ted Cloak Century Scholarship 

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. 

Scholarship Audition Information 

Students must complete two steps in order to participate and be considered for the Ted Cloak Century Scholarship:

  1. Submit your registration form along with audition materials
  2. Attend the virtual Theatre Workshop. The Theatre Arts workshop is designed to connect prospective theatre makers who have applied to Lawrence with current theatre faculty and students.

Audition Material Guidelines

Participants may submit both an acting and technical audition.

Participants completing an acting audition are encouraged to submit two contrasting monologues. Your presentation should be no longer than 3 minutes.

Design and Technical Theatre
Participants completing a technical audition must submit a portfolio of their work and are encouraged to also include a written response about their portfolio.

If you are a current applicant to Lawrence and are interested in being considered for a Theatre Arts scholarship, please register here.