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UWL Theatre Program Named Best in Wisconsin!

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Announcing:  NEW DANCE MINOR

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Dance Minor Announcement

Theatre Arts Scholarships

diplomaBelow is a list of Theatre Arts scholarships for which students may apply. Scholarship applications should be made early each spring and will be awarded at the Honors Reception in April. Theatre scholarship applications will be distributed via e-mail to all current theatre students. Incoming freshmen or other students can complete an application through the Foundation Office. Check deadline dates carefully. We also recommend all students check the Scholarship and Awards book at the UWL Foundation Office (Cleary Center) or visit https://www.uwlax.edu/scholarships/scholarships/foundation-scholarships/ each semester to learn which scholarships you might be eligible to receive.

 

Robert and Kip Frederick Fund for Communication Studies and Theatre Arts

Criteria: In odd-numbered years (2013-2014) scholarship will be awarded by the Department of Communication Studies and in even-numbered years (2014-2015) scholarship will be awarded by the Department of Theatre Arts.
Major: communication studies (2013-14) and theatre arts (2014-2015)
Year in School: open
Application Process: general scholarship application

 

Doris Fuka Communication Studies/Theatre Arts Fund

Criteria: In odd-numbered years (2013-2014) scholarship will be awarded by the Department of Theatre Arts and in even-numbered years (2014-2015) scholarship will be awarded by the Department of Communication Studies.
Major: theatre arts/communication studies
Year in School: entering freshman; all continuing students
Application Process: general scholarship application

 

Helen Leide Memorial Fund

Criteria: As determined by the Department of Theatre Arts 
Major: theatre arts
Year in School: open 
Application Process: general scholarship application 

 

Marie Toland Scholarship

Criteria: Preference given to students major in theatre arts.
Major: Theatre
GPA: 3.0 GPA 
Year in School: junior or senior 
Application Process: general scholarship application 

 

Children’s Theatre Scholarship

Criteria: Proven commitment to theatre arts. 
Major: Theatre
GPA: 3.0 GPA
Year in School: open
Application Process: general scholarship application

 

Tinapp/Joyce Scholarship

Criteria: Proven commitment to theatre arts. 
Major: Theatre
GPA: 3.0 GPA
Year in School: incoming freshman or continuing student 
Application Process: general scholarship application/theatre department scholarship application 

 

Music Theatre Scholarship

Criteria: Proven commitment to theatre arts; must work at some level on each UWL production a performer, designer or member of the production team
Major: theatre/music theatre
GPA: good academic standing
Year in School: incoming freshman or continuing student
Application Process: general scholarship application

 

Drecktrah Family Scholarship

Criteria: Proven commitment to theatre arts
Major: Theatre
GPA: good academic standing
Year in School: open
Application Process: general scholarship application 

 

Peter Talen Memorial Scholarship

Criteria: Proven commitment to theatre arts
Major: Theatre
Year in School: incoming freshmen or continuing student
Application Process: general scholarship application

 

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Calahan Skogman, Theatre Performance (Class of 2016)
Matthias, Shadow and Bone (Netflix)

"Among the many seasons in my journey as an actor, my time spent with UWL Theatre was not only the most special, but the most important.  The program offered me incredible opportunities and instilled in me a profound belief in myself as a young artist.  It was there that I was fostered by my first theatrical family, and I am forever grateful." Alumni Spotlight--Calahan Skogman Calahan Skogman, Theatre Performance (Class of 2016) Matthias, Shadow and Bone (Netflix) "Among the many seasons in my journey as an actor, my time spent with UWL Theatre was not only the most special, but the most important. The program offered me incredible opportunities and instilled in me a profound belief in myself as a young artist. It was there that I was fostered by my first theatrical family, and I am forever grateful."
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Class Assignment--Lighting Design Class, taught by Mandy Kolbe Lighting Design Class Class Assignment--Lighting Design Class, taught by Mandy Kolbe
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Camille Foss (Class of 2022) focusing lights for the production of Love/Sick in the Frederick Theatre, Morris Hall. Focusing Lights Camille Foss (Class of 2022) focusing lights for the production of Love/Sick in the Frederick Theatre, Morris Hall.
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UWL Theatre faculty, Megan Morey, welding scenery for the production, The Revolutionists. Welding in the Scene Shop UWL Theatre faculty, Megan Morey, welding scenery for the production, The Revolutionists.
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UWL Theatre's Green Room.  Each year, graduating theatre majors "paint a brick" in the Green Room to commemorate their time at UWL.  Is yours in this photo? Green Room Memories UWL Theatre's Green Room. Each year, graduating theatre majors "paint a brick" in the Green Room to commemorate their time at UWL. Is yours in this photo?
UWL Theatre student, Nina Fredrickson, sewing costumes for the productions of Love/Sick and The Revolutionists in the costume shop. Costume Shop UWL Theatre student, Nina Fredrickson, sewing costumes for the productions of Love/Sick and The Revolutionists in the costume shop.
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Students have opportunities to work in the scene shop building sets, painting, designing props, etc. Student Building Scenery Students have opportunities to work in the scene shop building sets, painting, designing props, etc.
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UWL Theatre faculty, Ben Golden, works with a student to prepare and focus lights for the production of Love/Sick in Frederick Theatre, Morris Hall. Focusing Lights UWL Theatre faculty, Ben Golden, works with a student to prepare and focus lights for the production of Love/Sick in Frederick Theatre, Morris Hall.
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