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Scholarships Administered Through the Department of Theatre and Dance

Alton Williams and V. Goodwyn & Ann Dickinson Welsh Scholarships

The Department of Theatre and Dance awards one scholarship of approximately $12,000 renewable for four years to one entering first-year student.

William H. Lockey Jr. Scholarship/John D. Welsh Scholarship

Every four years, the Department of Theatre and Dance awards two scholarships renewable for four years to two entering first-year students.

This year, all auditions will be conducted via video submissions.  Application forms including a headshot and resume accompanied by a high quality, HD video should be sent to the department Administrative Coordinator, Ms. Rhonda Jackson at rjackso3@richmond.edu. Scholarship materials must be received by 5:00 PM on December 1, 2020 to be considered.

Theatre students will be asked to prepare contrasting monologues lasting no more than five minutes total. Dancers should have two contrasting pieces, one classical, pointe work optional, one contemporary. It is highly recommended that at least one of the pieces be your own original choreography. No costumes, practice clothes only. The two pieces should be no more than five minutes total. If you would like to sing, you will need to bring your own music and you will be allowed two additional minutes.