All scholarship application materials for the 2021-2022 academic year, including statement of interest and auditions/portfolios, are online. Please read requirements below and submit your application HERE. Make sure you have all of your uploads ready to submit before clicking the link. Due January 15, 2021.
You don’t need to be a Theatre major to be involved in K-State Theatre, however scholarships are reserved for our majors. Many of our students double major successfully. If you are admitted to K-State, there is no audition requirement to become a Theatre major. You simply declare Theatre as a Bachelor of Arts- B.A. (foreign language courses required) or a Bachelor of Science- B.S. (additional math and science courses required).
Share a video file (ACTORS/SINGERS)
Upload a portfolio (DESIGNERS/TECHNICIANS/STAGE MANAGERS)
Upload a writing sample for (DIRECTORS/WRITERS/HISTORIANS/FUTURE EDUCATORS)If you have already submitted a digital audition/portfolio/writing sample through Music Theatre Kansas City, Texas Thespian Festival, or Heart of America Auditions, just let us know--you don't need to re-submit.
SCHOLARSHIP AUDITION: ACTORS/SINGERS
Prepare two short contrasting monologues or a monologue and 16 bars of a song- each piece approximately one minute in length.
SCHOLARSHIP SUBMISSION: DESIGNERS/TECHNICIANS/STAGE MANAGERS
Share written and/or visual materials that will help our faculty understand your experience and interests. A beginning portfolio for designer/technicians or a stage manager’s prompt book are acceptable materials. If you don't have a portfolio, a short written discussion of your experience, interests and goals is also appropriate.
SCHOLARSHIP SUBMISSION: DIRECTORS/WRITERS/HISTORIANS/FUTURE EDUCATORS
Share a writing sample, 1-3 pages in length, and be ready to discuss your ideas and point of view with faculty.
Students may apply for and earn continuing scholarships each year of attendance at K-State. 40% of our theatre majors receive a scholarship specifically from the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance for their continued dedication and participation. Many other campus-wide scholarships are available.
Vincent and Jamey Stonestreet Scholarship
One of the many endowed scholarships awarded to students is the Vincent and Jamey Stonestreet Scholarship. Begun in 2014 by Eric Stonestreet, noted K-State Alumnus and star of Modern Family, the Vincent and Jamey Stonestreet Scholarship honors his father and mother for their giving nature and encouragement in following the dream of professional acting. The scholarship is awarded to juniors or seniors in the theatre program with a preference toward students with financial need. Minimum award is $1,000.