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 auditions.

Theatre Arts Virtual Workshop and Audition Information 

February 20th


The Ted Cloak Century Scholarship audition and Theatre Workshop are going virtual this year! The Theatre Arts workshop is designed to connect prospective theatre makers who have applied to Lawrence with current theatre faculty and students.

The Workshop will be held virtually on February 20th. Students must complete two steps in order to participate and be considered for the Ted Cloak Century Scholarship.

Part 1 - Submit your registration form along with audition materials by February 14th.

Part 2 - Attend the virtual Theatre Workshop on February 20th.

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


Theatre Audition Guidelines (prospective students only)

Acting: 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.

Participants may submit both an acting and technical audition.