New and Transfer Students For your benefit, please read carefully!
Each year the Theatre program at Chadron State College awards Assistantships to incoming freshmen, transfer students and current students who must participate in Theatre. These Assistantships are awarded on the basis of ability in Theatre, more than on financial need.
Theatre Assistantships will be awarded from the following sources and traditionally cover 1/4 to 1/2 of student tuition:
For your convenience, see the Check-Off List below prior to starting the online Assistantship Application Form.
Because the Assistantships are limited in number, we recommend applications be submitted: Friday, February 15, 2019
The Theatre program will notify you of your award within approximately 3 weeks after auditions/interviews. Upon receiving a Theatre Program Assistantship, we will send you an Acceptance Form, which we will ask you to sign, agreeing to:
Auditions and Interviews for Assistantships:
Please call or email to schedule an audition time.
1-800-CHADRON (1-800-242-3766) Extension #6317
E-Mail Jessica Humphrey firstname.lastname@example.org.
Material to be presented at the Audition/Interview
Theatre Performance Audition/Interview
Individual Students: TWO contrasting monologues (one classic, one contemporary), not to exceed 5 minutes total.
For Scene Partners: TWO STUDENTS only in a scene not to exceed 5 minutes in length. In both of the above, costumes are not encouraged. No scenery. Minimal furniture and general illumination will be provided. The focus here is on the performers.
Technical Theatre Audition/Interview
Students should bring the design projects that show their BEST work in the most illustrative manner possible. This could include ANY combination of the following:
Unable to attend Audition/Interview:
If you are unable to schedule an Audition/Interview, please contact us and we will make other arrangements for you to complete the application process. This could include links to auditions via YouTube, a Skype Audition/Interview or links to Design/Technical Photos. Please note a live audition will receive preferential consideration. Please notify us as soon as possible if you are unable to attend the Audition or Interview.
For your benefit, please check each item thoroughly.
Have two letters of recommendation ready for digital submission
Two Letters of Recommendation, one from your Principal or Counselor and one from your High School Theatre Instructor attesting to your character, interests and abilities in Theatre.
Two Letters of Recommendation, at least one should be from your Theatre instructor, attesting to your character, interests and abilities in Theatre.
If you have questions or concerns please call the appropriate phone numbers between 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (MST):
CSC Start Office (Admissions and Financial Aid)
Theatre Assistantships & Auditions
1-800-242-3766, Extension 6317
IMPORTANT: To insure your Application for Assistantship can be considered, it must be received in our offices no later than Friday, February 15, 2019.
When you are ready click the Theatre Assistantship Application for New Students link below to begin the application process.