Baker offers scholarships to theatre majors and nontheatre majors for their participation in Baker University theatre productions and activities. Be sure to contact the Office of Financial Aid at jana.parks@bakerU.edu or 785.594.4595 to ensure you have applied for all possible sources of assistance.
Priority will be given to applications received before March 7.
In addition to the application, you must also do the following:
- Submit a resume that focuses on your theatre experience.
- Arrange for two recommendations from someone familiar with your theatre experience.
- Schedule a performance audition or submit a tech and design portfolio or both. Auditions must be completed by April 10.
Email the following link and your area of major interest (acting, directing, tech and design, theatre education) to two people best qualified to know your ability in this area: www.bakerU.edu/theatre-scholarship.
Please ask your drama teacher for a recommendation if you have had such instruction while in high school or college. If you have not had such instruction, you may ask any teacher or counselor who knows you well enough to complete the form.
Prepare two memorized monologues that show off your best acting and also show variety in your acting. Each should be about a minute and a half long. Contact the Theatre Department to arrange an audition: tom.heiman@bakerU.edu or 785.594.4513. Auditions must be completed by April 10 to be considered for an award.
Submit a portfolio of drawings, sketches and photographs of production work or other art or craft work. Include five to 10 featured images and anything else that will show us where your talents lie.
You may email, mail or fax your materials to the following:
Department of Theatre
Attention: Tom Heiman
PO Box 65
Baldwin City, KS 66006
tom.heiman@bakerU.edu | fax: 785.594.4546
If you have been asked to complete this form, the student is in the process of applying for a scholarship from the Department of Theatre at Baker University. Your frank appraisal of the applicant’s potential as a student will be appreciated.
If you would like, please add appropriate comments or relate additional information that may be of help in evaluating the applicant.
Teacher Recommendation Form
Theatre Scholarship Audition Days
Audition early to combine your music scholarship with an academic award based on high school GPA and ACT score.
Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018
Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019
Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019
Saturday, March 2, 2019
P.O. Box 65 Baldwin City, KS 66006 785-594-6451