Scholarships

Need based scholarships for Summer Theatre School and School year program.

Please fill out this form and submit the required materials
application for scholarships

Deadline for Session 1 & 2 – September 1st

Deadline for Sessions 3 & 4 – January 15th

Deadline for Summer Theatre School and mini camps – April 1st.

Scholarship auditions for current students- May 1, 2021

Deadline for applications – April 15th

These are auditions are for students enrolled in the school year program only. You must have attended Sessions 3 and 4 to audition. 

This is your opportunity to win a $325 tuition scholarship to our Summer Theatre School, Junior Theatre Festival (JTF), or you can win a $175.00 scholarship for any  arts camp.

You should UPLOAD YOUR HEADSHOT, RESUME, LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION AND APPLICATION TO THIS FOLDER
Make sure you label the files with your name.

THEN……..ANYTIME BEFORE MAY 1st

Film your audition using a phone, tablet, computer, camera, etc.  Make sure the background is plain (hang a sheet if you need to) and the lighting is good.  The entire audition should be in one take.

Your audition should include:

2nd-5th graders only need to prepare one piece. Less than 1 1/2 minutes.

Auditioning for these scholarships make you eligible for other scholarship awards and need based scholarships as well.

TIPS ABOUT FILMING YOUR AUDITIONS

Film your audition using a phone (shoot it horizontally), tablet, computer, camera, etc. and add it to the folder Make sure there is a blank background behind you and the lighting is good.  Hang a sheet behind you if you don’t have a blank wall.  The entire audition must be in one take:  Intro, songs or monologues.  However you can re-do it as many times as you want to get it the way you like it.

For accompaniment you may find tracks online using youtube, use the piano trax app, record an accompanist, etc. You MUST have accompaniment with your songs.

But remember, it doesn’t have to be super fancy, you will be adjudicated on your talent NOT your filmmaker skills.  Scholarship money is more important then ever right now and we’re hoping this will increase the participation because you can do it anytime between now and April 30, 2021.

 

Upload your audition to the scholarship auditions folder before May 1st

 

The adjudicators:

Chris Paragone- Artistic Director at Sunny Side Theater in Mobile, AL

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They will watch all the videos and make their selections based on the criteria of the submissions and not the quality of the recording, so go for it!

Seniors – we will have the interviews on May 1st at 9:30 a.m.  We will have the adjudicators in the room via ZOOM to ask you the questions.  You will have assigned times, every 10 minutes for a 7-minute interview.  You do not have to present beyond your 10-minute interview. If you can’t make that time we will arrange for you to record it

Current students who want to be considered for scholarship or financial support MUST audition.