Fine Arts & Communication Scholarships

Theatre Scholarships

To register for an audition, you'll need to fill out the online registration form on the Fine Arts and Communication Scholarships page. To prepare for your audition, follow the information below.

Performance:

Offering one of the state's most unique programs on the community college level, the department presents four productions within the academic year--a major Broadway musical; a children's theatre show; an innovative restaging of a classic piece of theatre; and when available, the premier of an original script by a resident playwright.

For your Acting audition:

Students should bring/submit a resume, including GPA and present two prepared memorized solo acting pieces (not to exceed five minutes in combined length). A letter of recommendation from a teacher and a recent photograph are required at time of audition.

For more information:

Bob Peterson
Lead Instructor
316.322.3261
bpeterson@butlercc.edu

Technical:

Scholarships are also open to technicians wishing to specialize in lighting, sound, set design/construction, stage management, costuming, etc. Students on Technical Theatre scholarship gain insight into the industry through coursework and by providing the backstage support to dozens of Theatre, Music, and Dance productions each year.

For your Technical application:

Students should bring/submit a resume, including GPA; if possible, a portfolio (photos) of work (wood or metal shop projects, drawings, set designs, light plots, costume sketches, art projects, prompt scripts, etc.); a letter of recommendation from a teacher; a recent photograph.

For more information:

Bernie Wonsetler
Technical Theatre Instructor
316.323.6818
bwonsetl@butlercc.edu