Each year, the JSU drama department awards thousands of dollars in scholarships to talented, hard-working drama students. Scholarships are awarded through an application process that includes auditions or interviews. Students must also demonstrate a commitment to JSU productions and high academic standards.

Scholarship auditions will be held on January 26th, beginning at 1 PM.  Please register using the form below.

 Guys and Dolls

Once a scholarship is awarded, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Have and maintain a grade point average of 2.5 per term, 2.5 overall, and 3.0 in Drama courses.
  • Be a declared Drama major.
  • Make a contribution (either on or back stage) to each production during the term. Scholarship work and cast assignments are made and announced at the beginning of each semester.
  • Attend all department work calls, strikes and tech prep days.
  • Be enrolled in at least one drama course per term.
  • Be a full-time (12-hour load minimum) JSU student.
  • Have a maximum of three (3) absences in drama-related major courses.

JSU drama will be attending State Trumbauer auditions and the State Thespian Competition; please visit our booth at either event for more information.


For their audition or portfolio review, students should prepare

Performance concentration (no Improv or original material):
  • One-minute comic monologue
  • One-minute serious monologue
  • OPTIONAL- one-minute song
  • Current resume
Production Concentration:
  • Portfolio of theatrical technical or design work.
  • Current resume
  • You may also present other original artwork that is relevant.

Please fill out the following form to register for our on campus auditions/interviews.  Please note that registering is not the same as applying!  Visit to apply (and look for other scholarships you might qualify for!).  Make sure to select "Drama Auditions" on the application forms.  When you submit this form, you will receive a confirmation email with all these links.  If you have any questions, you may also email

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