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Theatre BC Scholarships

Scholarship Value $1,000

Number of Scholarships 13

Theatre BC is proud to offer the following scholarships:

The Jessie Richardson & The Sid Williams Memorial Scholarships

Theatre BC invites applications for its two annual $1,000 scholarships named for two of Theatre BC’s most fondly remembered pioneers who dedicated much of their lives to community theatre in British Columbia. Applicants must have been accepted by a recognized Canadian Theatre School or post-secondary theatre department.

Grade 12 students are also invited to apply, stating the school to which they have applied. Applicants, or their parent(s), must be current members of Theatre BC. Recipients will be announced at the Annual Provincial Theatre Festival “MAINSTAGE” Awards Ceremony held in July.

The Mien van Heek Memorial Scholarship

The recipient of this award will be a person pursuing further education in stage craft that is technical or design-related. The person will be entering the senior years of their training to be eligible and must be a Theatre BC member. The first scholarship was awarded in Kamloops at MAINSTAGE 2010.

Mien will be remembered for her work as a writer, director, producer, adjudicator and actor; all on a volunteer basis and all time given willingly.

In honour of this dedicated lady, Theatre BC has established an annual award of $1000.00.

Mainstage Scholarships for Secondary School Drama Students

Theatre BC and the Mainstage Host Organizing Committee are pleased to announce a provincial scholarship opportunity for drama students throughout British Columbia. Theatre BC is offering ten Mainstage Student Scholarships to be awarded to selected applicants.

All students considering pursuing theatre in any form following high school are eligible to apply. Each scholarship includes an all-access 9 Day Festival Pass for the Mainstage event. It also includes a full-guided tour of the Mainstage Theatre, 2 “Backstage at Mainstage” professionally led courses (3 hours of instruction) of their choice, a face-to-face meeting with the festival adjudicator, and a ticket to the Final Night Awards Ceremony.