Augustana College invites the community to Chill on the Hill Sept. 26 with music and food.
Augustana College will present the children's play "Miss Nelson is Missing! The Musical" at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 9-10.
Augustana College awards scholarships each year to students who plan to remain active in theatre at the college level. Students do not need to major or minor in theatre arts in order to qualify.
The general theatre arts scholarship and the Judith Katz Memorial Theatre Scholarship both require an online application and an audition. Auditions consist of a performance or portfolio presentation and an interview with faculty. Students may bring photos or other supporting materials (programs, reviews) to refer to during the interview.
As part of their applications, students are asked to attach a résumé detailing their theatrical experiences and training (performance and/or technical). All applications are available online.
Nov. 13: In-person auditions are available during the annual Admissions Open House and Scholarship Competition. The deadline to register for this date is Nov. 1.
Nov 20: Virtual auditions. The deadline to register for this date is Nov. 15.
Jan. 15: In-person auditions. The deadline to register for this date is Jan. 3.
Feb. 12: In-person auditions are available during the annual Admissions Open House and Scholarship Competition. The deadline to register for this date is Feb. 1.
Feb. 19: Virtual auditions. The deadline to register for this date is Feb. 14.
March 12: In-person auditions. The deadline to register for this date is March 1.
After students sign up for an audition date, they will receive an email with instructions and a link to the application. They will upload their résumés to the student portal.
For more information, email or call Jackie McCall, 309-794-7197.
Theatre arts scholarships are available up to $2,500, and are awarded to exceptional individuals pursuing performance, technical theatre, playwriting or criticism, or musical theatre. All are renewable annually provided that the student has participated in at least one production and takes one theatre class each year. A student does not need to major or minor in theatre to qualify.
The Judith Katz Memorial Theatre Scholarship is named for fine arts supporter and Augustana alumna Judith Katz. The scholarship is a $16,000 award ($4,000 annually) given to students who will major in theatre arts. Students who apply for but do not receive a Katz Scholarship automatically will be considered for a general theatre arts scholarship.
Established in 2021 by David Marshall '75 and Dominic Wolocko, the Bill Sensenbrenner Endowed Scholarship provides financial assistance to full-time students enrolled or planning to enroll at Augustana College who will be or are majoring in theatre.
Although students cannot apply directly for the scholarship, anyone who would like to contribute to this special fund can do so. Use the Giving page link and designate the gift for the Sensenbrenner Endowed Scholarship.
Augustana junior Jacqueline Isaacson became the first student director at Moline’s Black Box Theatre this summer with the positively reviewed “Murder in Green Meadows.”