Our Talent Scholarships are open to any future Marietta College student who has developed talents in theatre and/or musical theatre, regardless of intended major or field of interest. To be considered, you must:

  • Be accepted to Marietta College as a first-time freshman
  • Provide a resume of theatre experience and a letter of reference from a teacher or director
  • Complete an audition, either in-person or electronically

Theatre

(up to $3,500 per year)

This award requires continuous enrollment as a full-time student, satisfactory progress toward a degree, participation in one theatre production each semester, and successful completion of THEA 106 Acting I and THEA 210 Backstage Experience during your first year of enrollment.

Acting

Prepare two contrasting monologues. All auditions should be memorized.

Design / Technical / Directing

Prepare one of the following:

  • A design or technical portfolio of set, light, or costume work
  • A stage manager's production book
  • A sample of academic or dramatic writing (optional addition: a directing portfolio)

Musical Theatre

(up to $5,000 per year)

This award requires continuous enrollment as a full-time student, satisfactory progress toward a degree, participation in one theatre production AND in one music ensemble each semester, and successful completion of THEA 106 Acting I during your first year of enrollment.

Prepare two contrasting Musical Theatre style songs and a monologue. A pianist will not be provided, so bring your own backup music. A sound system and plug-in capabilities will be provided. All auditions should be memorized.

More Information

For more information or to schedule an audition, contact Cas Felt at cmf004@marietta.edu or 740.376.4698.

Recipients of Talent Scholarships eligible for need-based assistance will receive a Financial Aid Award incorporating the amount of the scholarship.