Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarship Opportunities

Audition and Interview Date

Auditions and interviews will be held Feb. 14, 2015, from 1-5 p.m. To schedule an appointment, please contact Andrew Rich in the theatre department at 570-372-4056 or All auditions will include tickets for "Blithe Spirit" for the audition participant and paretns or guests. 

Scholarships Available

Two scholarships are available at $2,500 each, one for performance emphasis and one for production and design emphasis. 

Scholarship application requirements

  • Completed application to Susquehanna University.
  • Scholarship is renewable for four years as long as the student remains a theatre major
  • Complete either an audition or interview on Feb. 14, 2015
  • Students who cannot make the date must submit a video audition and or portfolio with a resume by Feb. 14, 2015

Specific Scholarship Emphasis Information

Performance Audition and Interview 

  • Two pieces: one dramatic and one comedic not exceeding three minutes
  • One classical piece (Shakespeare, Moliere, Goldini, Behn, Marlow, etc.) preferably in verse
  • One contemporary piece written no earlier than 1970
  • Students can chose to sing, but it is not required. A CD/MP3 player will be provided, but an accompanist will not be available. 
  • Students will interview privately with performance faculty.
  • The recipient will be notified mid-March 2015

Production Interview

  • Two letters of recommendation assessing his/her experience working in theatre design, technology or stage operations.
  • One letter must be from an educator
  • One letter could come from a local theatre practitioner, volunteer supervisor or other leader familiar with the student’s work in technical theatre
  • Portfolio or a collection of production photos, drafting and/or sketches
  • Students will be interviewed privately with production and design faculty


Course Catalog

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