The Theatre and Dance Department offers renewable scholarships to first-year students who show promise in acting, directing, playwriting, design and technology, or dance. The department employs students in the scene and costume shops, the box office, and the Media Center. Summer opportunities include the chance to audition for Wooster's resident summer professional company, The Ohio Light Opera. Wooster also offers theatre and dance students off-campus opportunities with the Great Lakes Colleges Arts Program in New York, internships with professional theaters, and study-abroad at neowned schools of drama.
The Edward McCreight Prize in Dramatics is awarded to the senior in the department who has contributed the most in dramatics.
The Cummings-Rumbaugh Speech and Dramatics Prize is an award shared with the Department of Communication which honors the senior with the highest academic standing.
The William C. Craig Theatre Prize is awarded to the graduating senior who has made the greatest contribution to all areas of the theatre program.
Earline F. Brown Scholarship in Performing Arts is awarded in the Fall to a Black student who has contributed significantly to the performing arts at Wooster.
Allardice-Wise Scholarship for Seniors (auditions will be held during the Fall semester of the junior year)
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1189 Beall Avenue, Wooster, Ohio 44691. (330) 263-2000
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