Annual UT scholarships up to $14,000 over four years ($3,500 per year)


  • New entering student (fall term entry only)
  • Experience in high school or community theatre productions
  • Demonstrated ability in stage movement/acting/singing
  • Completed admissions application and acceptance for full-time study
  • Major in musical theatre, theatre or dance
  • Unweighted high school GPA of 3.0
  • Maintain a GPA of 2.8 or above

Audition Information:

  • Audition dates for musical theatre or theatre: Oct. 6,  Nov. 3 and Dec. 8, 2019; Feb. 16 and March 222020
  • Audition dates for dance: Oct. 6,  Nov. 3 and Dec. 82019; Feb. 16, March 22 and April 19, 2020
  • Dance audition procedure: one 1.5-minute solo in either ballet or modern/contemporary, one 10-minutes of ballet barre, one 1-1.5 minute solo in another form of dance (tap, hip hop, etc.) (optional)
  • Auditions by appointment at a scheduled Open House only or send DVD with application and résumé
  • Musical theatre audition procedure: two contrasting musical theatre selections, one or two short monologues and a description of your dance or movement background; pianist provided; CD player provided if recorded arrangement is preferred
  • Theatre audition procedure: one contemporary comedic monologue, one contemporary dramatic monologue and one classical monologue

Deadline for scholarship consideration: April 1

For more information, contact:
Michael Staczar, chair/associate professor of speech, theatre and dance
The University of Tampa
401 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33606-1490
(813) 257-3987

Also see Department of Music.