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Theatre Scholarship Auditions

Westminster College Theatre Scholarship Auditions

General Information

All prospective theatre majors and minors interested in receiving a theatre scholarship must audition* to be considered and must be admitted into Westminster College before a scholarship can officially be offered. Numerous scholarships are available. To receive a theatre scholarship, you must maintain a GPA of 3.0. You do not have to audition to be accepted into the BA of Theatre program.

To schedule a live audition, please complete the online audition application form. Once you've filled out the form, someone from our office will be in touch to schedule the live audition.

*Technical theatre students will be asked to present a technical portfolio/interview in lieu of an audition.

Dates for Live On-Campus Scholarship Auditions & Interviews

Audition dates announced soon!

**Optional Westminster Theatre Overnight Experience!

Auditioning February 27th? Join us Feb. 26th-27th, 2016 for our Westminster Theatre Overnight Experience!

During this event you will meet current theatre students, see Westminster Theatre's first Spring show 'Our Country's Good', attend masterclasses, and more, all for FREE!

To RSVP email westminstertheatre@gmail.com or fill out the online audition application form to also schedule your audition.

Audition by Mail (Out of State and International Students)

If you prefer to send in your audition, please email a video of your performance, or send a digital copy of your technical portfolio to:

Dr. Michael Vought

Performance Audition Requirements

  • Two contrasting (contemporary and classical) monologues, memorized, no longer than 3 minutes each, or if you are auditioning for musical theatre you will need 32 bars of a musical theatre piece and two contrasting monologues. You must provide an accompanist or bring the accompaniment on an mp3.
  • A theatre resume that describes your theatre background (shows, training, venues, awards, roles, etc.)
  • A current photo (this does not have to be a professional headshot, just a picture that helps faculty to remember your face).

You should prepare monologues that are representative of different styles, periods, and highlight your specific abilities and talents. These works should demonstrate your experience and technical proficiency to their best advantage.

Technical Theatre Interview Requirements

  • A portfolio that exemplifies your past work and experience. You may also bring in examples of costumes, models, etc.
  • A theatre resume that describes your background (shows, training, venues, awards, projects, etc.)
  • A current photo (this does not have to be a professional headshot, just a picture that helps directors to remember your face).

Contact Us

For more information about live auditions, or about our specific degrees, please contact the appropriate faculty member listed below or email westminstertheatre@gmail.com for general program questions.

Head of Theatre Department
Michael Vought
(801)832-2438 or mvought@westminstercollege.edu

Performance Audition
Jared Larkin
(801)832-2436 or jlarkin@westminstercollege.edu

Technical Interview
Spencer Brown
(801)832-2442 or sbrown@westminstercollege.edu

Costuming Interview
Erin West
(801)832-2464 or ewest@westminstercollege.edu

Dance Minor
Nina Vought
(801)832-2439 or nvought@westminstercollege.edu