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Theatre Scholarships and Service Awards


Hamlet, October 2010

Current Students

Current EMU students can apply for Theatre endowed scholarships and CMTA Excellence Awards by visiting 103 Quirk and completing an application. Active participants in EMU Theatre will receive first priority in consideration for awards.

Incoming Freshmen/Transfers

EMU Theatre holds bi-annual auditions for incoming students interested in applying for endowed scholarships and CMTA Excellence Awards.

These auditions provide the opportunity to be considered for up to $1,500 per academic year.

Next Audition

Next Audition Date for Incoming Freshmen and Transfer Students:
April 6, 2019
Quirk Theatre Building

Registration/Check-in: 3:30 p.m.
Warm-ups: 3:45–4 p.m.
Auditions: 4 p.m. until completed

Attendance at the EMU Theatre production of Much Ado About Nothing is optional,
(Show begins at 7 p.m. and running time is approximately two hours.)

What do I need to prepare?

  • Download the registration packet [PDF].
  • Acting auditionees should prepare 2 contrasting monologues (i.e. classical/modern or comic/serious) not exceeding 90 seconds each three minutes total).
  • If singing will be part of the audition, add one minute to the total time and prepare 16 bars from a musical selection. Singers are required to provide their own form of accompaniment.
  • Technical presentations: Tables will be made available for the display of photos, drawings, renderings, models, costumes, etc. that demonstrate the auditionee’s skills in the technical, design, stage management and publicity areas. See registration form for further details.
  • Fill out registration materials and return to 103 Quirk by March 20, 2019. If you have any questions regarding your registration status, you may call us at 734.487.1220.