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Theatre Scholarships

We're excited that you're interested in our program and we'd like to invite you to visit us, either virtually or in-person. Visit days give you a chance to experience a day in the life of a Theatre Wesleyan student, plus the chance to audition or be interviewed for potential scholarships. For example, an in-person visit usually consists of:

  • Sitting in on the Technical Theatre and Acting classes
  • Scholarship audition and interview
  • Free lunch with our students
  • Visit with an admissions counselor
  • Tour of the Thad Smotherman Theatre and the Texas Wesleyan campus
  • See a Theatre Wesleyan show (on select dates) 

We look forward to seeing you!

Update, August 2020: When you submit your Prospective Student Form we will contact you to discuss your audition/interview, as we will be offering you the option to visit us either virtually or in-person!

Step 1: Apply to Texas Wesleyan University

Create an account and begin your free application!

There are two ways for you to start your application to Texas Wesleyan. You can either fill out the university application or complete the Apply Texas application.

Apply Now
 

Step 2: Fill out the Prospective Student Form

After you've applied, fill out our Prospective Student Form and tell us a little bit about yourself. We'll ask you for your contact information, your interest in the theatre department and how you heard about us.

Prospective Student Form
 

Step 3: Prepare based on your intended degree plan

What's The Difference? BFA student will take more courses that are focused purely on a specific area of theatre, while a BA offers students the chance to study multiple or additional areas of theatre.  For example: Interested in teaching theatre one day?  A BA might allow a student to take multiple classes about both performance and design/tech to prepare for a career in teaching.

Still need help deciding? Take a look at example Degree Plans to see which classes you would be taking based on your intended degree plan.

BFA In Acting

Students interested in pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting degree will need to prepare:

  • Two contrasting monologues, each 1-2 minutes in length
  • Resume
  • Headshot (optional)
BFA In Musical Theatre

Students interested in pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre degree will need to prepare:

  • Two short contrasting musical theatre selections, 16 bars each (provide your own accompaniment or recording)
  • One monologue, 1 minute in length
  • Resume
  • Headshot (optional)
BFA In Design & Technology

Students interested in pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Design & Technology degree will need to prepare:

  • A Portfolio or Display (Laptops/Tablets are permitted)
  • Resume 

Please keep in mind, portfolio reviews/interviews for tech emphases are conducted in our theatre offices, not the theatre space; you will not have access to any equipment, i.e., soundboard, light board, mannequin, etc.

BA in Theatre

Students interested in pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre degree should prepare either an audition or an interview based on the following requirements:

  • Performance Emphasis:
    • Two contrasting monologues, each 1-2 minutes in length
    • Resume
    • Headshot (optional)

  • Design & Technology Emphasis:
    • A Portfolio or Display (Laptops/Tablets are permitted)
    • Resume

For Design & Technology: Please keep in mind, portfolio reviews/interviews for tech emphases are conducted in our theatre offices, not the theatre space; you will not have access to any equipment, i.e., soundboard, light board, mannequin, etc.

 

Step 4: Schedule your visit

Because scholarships are limited, priority consideration is given to those who audition or interview early.

When you submit your Prospective Student Form, the Theatre Business Manager will contact you to schedule your visit. Prepare for your in-person visit to be on a Tuesday or Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to around 3 p.m. We will ask if you have a preferred date/month of your visit.

If you do not hear from us after 2-3 days, please contact us at (817) 531-5867.

Update, August 2020: When you submit your Prospective Student Form we will contact you to discuss your audition/interview, as we will be offering you the option to "visit us" virtually or in-person!