In addition to academic scholarships, the Department offers stipends in performance and technical areas for qualifying students. For example, a student may receive a stipend for performing in one of our tour groups, or for advanced work in the scenery or costume shops, These stipends are financed through grants and other sources which vary from year to year.



  • An organized display or portfolio of your design work
  • Be prepared to speak about the experience of your creative process to our faculty and staff.

Stage managers should have annotated production books (blocking, tech cues, schedules, etc) and be prepared to speak about your stage management experience.



Performance stipends are not available to freshman

  • A photo with resume on the back
  • Two one-minute monologues(one comedic & one dramatic)
    a 16-bar song (bring sheet music in a binder clearly marked for the accompanist) and a one-minute monologue.

How to Apply for a Department Stipend

Students interested in applying for a Stipend in the Department of Theatre must:

  • Attend an Audition/Interview: Attend an audition (performance) or present a portfolio (design/technology)