College Scholarships - Missouri State Thespians

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COLLEGE &
SCHOLARSHIP
AUDITION PROCESS
GENERAL
INSTRUCTIONS
TWO CATEGORIES
11th Grade Performance
COLLEGE
AUDITIONS
12th Grade
SCHOLARSHIP
AUDITIONS
TWO CATEGORIES
11th Grade Performance
COLLEGE AUDITIONS
12th Grade SCHOLARSHIP
AUDITIONS
Thespian Members
Thespian Members
Authorized by Troupe Directors
Authorized by Troupe Directors
No Limit on Number of Participants
Limited Number of Participants per
School per Category
Direct Contact between Students &
Universities
Possible call-backs with Universities
at the MO-Thespian State
Conference
Top five will be asked to audition live
in front of college representatives
Scholarship applicants will
perform/interview at
MO-Thespians State Conference
Possible call-backs with Universities
at the Mo-Thespian State Conference
WHAT ARE THE POSSIBILITIES?
11 th Grade Performance
College Auditions
 Performance
12 th Grade Scholarship
Auditions
 Performance
 Technical Theatre
 Theatre Education
 Theatre for Life
All Acceptd applications must be Submitted and Paid for by November 4, 2014.
11 TH GRADE COLLEGE AUDITIONS:
PERFORMANCE
 E a c h P e r f o r ma n ce a p p l i c a n t M U S T c o m p l e t e :
 Audition Application on Acceptd
 A resume
 The required resume PDF can be found on the MST Website under the
“Scholarship Applicants” tab
 The word RESUME must be in the title of the uploaded resume
 A video audition
 Audition video must include :
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Name of performer
School name
Troupe number
Name of each piece and author
2 contrasting monologues OR 1 monologue and a cutting of a song
 The word AUDITION must be in the title of the uploaded file.
 Audition may not exceed THREE minutes
 Other Uploaded material may include, but is not limited to
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Dance performance
Evidence of performances you have been in
Theatre participation evidence
Even though you are applying for performance College Auditions, you may provide
evidence of work technical fields
 Yo u m a y u p l o a d a s m u c h m a t e r i a l a s yo u wo u l d l i k e f o r t h e C o l l e g e R e p s t o vi e w.
11 TH GRADE COLLEGE
AUDITIONS:
PERFORMANCE
 The top 5 auditions will be chosen to perform live at the
Missouri State Thespian Conference in front of College
Representatives.
 The top 5 will be chosen based on their audition only, not on
their supplemental materials.
 Students will be notified by December 25 th if they are chosen.
 Even those who are not chosen have the possibility of being
contacted by interested colleges via the Acceptd website.
12 TH GRADE SCHOLARSHIP AUDITIONS:
PERFORMANCE
 E a c h P e r f o r ma n ce a p p l i c a n t M U S T c o m p l e t e :
 Audition Application on Acceptd
 A resume
 The required resume PDF can be found on the MST Website under the “Scholarship
Applicants” tab
 The word RESUME must be in the title of the uploaded resume
 A video audition
 Audition video must include :
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Name of performer
School name
Troupe number
Name of each piece and author
2 contrasting monologues OR 1 monologue and a cutting of a song
 The word AUDITION must be in the title of the uploaded file.
 Audition may not exceed THREE minutes
 Other Uploaded material may include, but is not limited to
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Dance performance
Evidence of performances you have been in
Theatre participation evidence
Even though you are applying for performance College Auditions, you may provide evidence of
work technical fields
 Yo u m a y u p l o a d a s m u c h m a t e r i a l a s yo u wo u l d l i k e f o r t h e C o l l e g e R e p s t o vi e w
12 TH GRADE SCHOLARSHIP
AUDITIONS: PERFORMANCE
 All Students will perform live at the Missouri State Thespian
Conference in front of College Representatives.
 Students may be called back to visit College tables and/or to
the Call Back Breakfast on Saturday Morning.
12 TH GRADE SCHOLARSHIP AUDITIONS:
TECHNICAL THEATRE
 Each Performance applicant MUST complete:
 Audition Application on Acceptd
 A resume
 The required resume PDF can be found on the MST Website under the
“Scholarship Applicants” tab
 The word RESUME must be in the title of the uploaded resume
 A portfolio that is uploaded to Acceptd.
 Portfolios may include:
 Evidence of work in various or a single Technical field
 Details about each play/musical/one-act for which they have designed
 Pictures of actualized designs
 Documentation of the design process
 Drawings, Draftings, Notes, Charts Analysis, etc.
 Explanation of design choices
 Even though you are applying for a Technical Theatre Audition, you may provide evidence of Acting,
Music, or Dance experience
 You may upload as much material as you like for the College Reps to view.
 All students will participate in a live display and interview while at conferenc e.
 Prepare materials to be displayed on or nearby a table for the technical
interviews. The materials should fit on an 8 foot by 3 foot rectangular table. You
may also use up to 3 feet around your table area for free standing items like
dress forms and mannequins.
 Some students will be invited to callbacks with colleges during conference, or
invited to the Call Back Breakfast on Saturday morning.
12 TH GRADE SCHOLARSHIP AUDITIONS:
THEATRE EDUCATION
 Each applicant MUST complete:
 A n Au d i t i o n Ap p l i c a t i o n o n A c c e p t d
 A Resume
 The required resume PDF can be found on the MST W ebsite under the “Scholarship Applicants” tab
 The word RESUME must be in the title of the uploaded resume
 An Essay that is then uploaded to Acceptd
 500-1000 words on one of four topics.
 1. W hat teaching practices have you witnessed that you would want to adopt in your future theatre
classroom?
 2. W hat was your favorite lesson, what did you like about the lesson, and why was this lesson
effective at teaching?
 3. W hat was your least favorite lesson, what would you change about this lesson to make it more
effective?
 4. W hat characteristics do you possess that would make you an inspiring theatre teacher?
 A Portfolio that is then uploaded to Acceptd. It may include, but is not limited to:
 Theatre related Lesson Plans:
 Acting, Technical Theatre, Storytelling, Voice/Movement Etc.
 Videos of educational presentations
 Recommendations from Teachers whom you have assisted or taught for (A+, Cadet
Teaching, Tutoring, Peer Facilitating etc.)
 Yo u m a y u p l o a d a s m u c h m a t e r i a l a s y o u l i k e f o r t h e C o l l e g e R e p s t o v i e w .
 Each Applicant will be asked to interview at the MO State Thespians Conference
 P r e p a r e m a t e r i a l s t o b e v i e w e d d u r i n g t h e i n t e r v i e w s . T h e m a t e r i a l s s h o u l d b e i n a 3 - r i n g b i n d e r,
o r a s m a l l d i s p l a y.
 Some students will be invited to callbacks with colleges during conference and/or the Call back
Breakfast on Saturday Morning.
12 TH GRADE SCHOLARSHIP AUDITIONS:
THEATRE FOR LIFE
 Each applicant MUST complete:
 A n Au d i t i o n Ap p l i c a t i on o n A c c e p t d
 A Resume that is then uploaded to Acceptd
 Resume PDF can be found on the MST Website under the “Scholarship Applicants” tab
 The word RESUME must be in the title of the uploaded Resume
 A P o r t f ol i o t h a t i s t h e n u p l o a d e d t o A c c e p td
 Portfolios may include, but are not limited to:
 Evidence that cites specific examples of work and other materials that would
demonstrate the breadth and depth of the applicant’s participation in the life of the local
troupe or other theatre activities in the community.
 Photographs
 News Articles
 Letter(s) of Support
 Yo u m a y u p l o a d a s m u c h m a t e r i a l a s yo u l i k e f o r t h e C o l l e g e R e p s t o vi e w.
 T h e t o p s e l ec t ed f i n a l i s ts wi l l b e a s k e d t o p r e s e n t a l i ve d i s p l ay a n d i n t er vi e w a t
conference.

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