Scholarship Information

Ted Cloak Century Scholarship (up to $5,000 per year)

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. Register here for 2020 auditions.

Theatre Arts Workshop and Audition Information (prospective students only)

January 18, 2020 8:00am-1:00pm

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. Students 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 here. If you cannot make the audition day, please register for an electronic audition and upload your audition or portfolio through the registration form.


Theatre Audition Guidelines (prospective students only)

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.