Theatre performance of Still Life With Iris.

Department of Music & Theatre

Theatre Scholarships

Continue your love for theatre. Scholarships are available to students in any major.


Caelan Rogers

Music Department Assistant and Events Coordinator

Music & Theatre

Theatre Scholarships

Baker offers scholarships to theatre minors and others who want to participate in Baker University theatre productions and activities. Students are encouraged to audition as early as their junior year to secure a financial award.

To audition for a scholarship, follow these steps:

  1. Apply for admission to Baker University by submitting the online application.
  2. Submit the online scholarship application. On the form you have the option to supply a URL for your video audition or request an in-person audition.
  3. Ask a teacher or director familiar with your work to submit the online recommendation form.
  4. Complete either a performance or a technical audition.

Scholarship Application


Performance Audition

Perform a monologue of your choice that is at least two minutes long. Choose a monologue that shows off your best acting—we want to see you at your best!

Design & Technical Audition

Schedule an on-campus visit or Zoom interview to discuss your work. Be prepared to submit a portfolio of drawings, sketches, and photographs of production work or other art or craft work.


Contact Trilla Lyerla with questions at or 785.594.4500

You may email, mail, or fax your materials to the following:
Baker University
Department of Theatre
Attention: Trilla Lyerla
PO Box 65
Baldwin City, KS 66006 | fax: 785.594.4546

2021-2022 Music and Theatre Auditions

October 30

January 22

February 12

March 5