Theater and Dance

All Majors & Minors

Performing Arts Scholarships

The Ursinus Dance Program Scholarship and Theater Program Scholarship each award $33,000 per year, or $132,000 for four years, to an outstanding student with ability, commitment, and leadership potential. Runner-up awards for each department are also available.

A qualifying student for each scholarship must be experienced, well-rounded and independent-minded with the potential for artistic, intellectual, and personal growth within their respective program. 
Scholarship Day will be Saturday, February 24, 2018.

Dance Program Scholarship- How to apply:

No separate application is required. Students interested in auditioning must:

1. Apply to the college by December 15, 2017.

2. Submit a resume of performance experience by January 1, 2018. (If the hyperlink does not work, please email materials to Sam Carter at scarter@ursinus.edu.) 

3. Be prepared to discuss the following question in an interview:     

What is the meaning of dance in your life?

Terms of the Scholarship

1.  We encourage the scholarship recipient to pursue a major in Dance or a double-major in Dance and another discipline.  The annual scholarship recipient must meet the following criteria in order for the scholarship to be renewed each year:

a. participation (as a performer, crew member, or production team member) in the Ursinus College Dance Company concert every year.

b. enrollment in at least one 2-4 credit Dance course each year.

2. Please note that the Performing Arts Scholarship in Dance replaces any Ursinus College Scholarship previously offered by Ursinus College.
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Theater Program Scholarship - How to apply:

No separate application is required. Students interested in auditioning must:

1. Apply to the college by December 15, 2017.

2. Submit a resume of performance experience by January 1, 2018. (If the hyperlink does not work, please email materials to Sam Carter at scarter@ursinus.edu.) 

3. Prepare two (2) contrasting monologues that, combined, do not exceed three minutes.

4. Be prepared to participate in an acting workshop and a short interview.

Terms of the Scholarship

1. We encourage the scholarship recipient to pursue a major in Theater or a double-major in Theater and another discipline. The scholarship recipient must meet the following two criteria each year for the scholarship to be renewed each year:

a. participation (as a performer, crew member, or production team member) in at least one of the four Department-sponsored theater productions each year.

b. enrollment in at least one 2-4 credit Theater course each year.

2. Please note that the Theater Scholarship replaces any Ursinus College Scholarship previously offered by Ursinus College.

February 22nd, 2018

  • Feb
    22
    , 2018
    7:30pm
    Lysistrata
    Lenfest Theater; Kaleidoscope
    The war-weary women of Athens and Sparta want to end the Peloponnesian war and their strategy is radically simple: participate in a sex strike until the men lay down their arms.  *Features mature content.* 

February 23rd, 2018

  • Feb
    23
    , 2018
    7:30pm
    Lysistrata
    Lenfest Theater; Kaleidoscope
    The war-weary women of Athens and Sparta want to end the Peloponnesian war and their strategy is radically simple: participate in a sex strike until the men lay down their arms.  *Features mature content.* 

February 24th, 2018

  • Feb
    24
    , 2018
    7:30pm
    Lysistrata
    Lenfest Theater; Kaleidoscope
    The war-weary women of Athens and Sparta want to end the Peloponnesian war and their strategy is radically simple: participate in a sex strike until the men lay down their arms.  *Features mature content.*