Contact Stephanie Thibeault for our next dance placement and scholarship auditions.*  

Contact Stacy Pendergraft  for our next theatre scholarship interviews.



  • a completed Theatre and Dance scholarship application
  • a brief personal resume
  • a university, college, or high school transcript (an official transcript must be received from a Non-UA Little Rock institution)
  • a letter of recommendation from someone who can speak about your abilities and passion for theatre and/or dance
  • a personal letter stating your educational goals

The Department of Theatre Arts and Dance offers a broad range of scholarships to students in both theatre and dance. A consistent effort is made to assist incoming students and to help students throughout their tenure at UA Little Rock. Awards are made with the assistance of Dean’s Talent Awards, the Friends of the Arts, the Joan R. Taylor Scholarship, the Ike Murry Memorial Scholarship, the Joel Ruminer Scholarship, the David S. Sherman Scholarship, and the Bill and Sharon Arnold Family Foundation Scholarship.

Reminder: You must apply to UALR first to be considered for scholarships.  (APPLY TO UA LITTLE ROCK NOW!)

Theatre Arts and Dance Scholarship Application

  • Enter the last six numbers of your T#.
  • Please provide a brief description of your training in theatre (any area) and/or dance. Include studio/school and primary instructor, years of study and area of training.
  • List any special talents that you have: (magic, mime, tumbling, drawing, painting, sewing, etc.)
  • For questions about Theatre scholarship interviews, or to register for the audition day contact Stacy Pendergraft - 501.371.7619

    For questions about Dance scholarship and placement auditions, contact Stephanie Thibeault - 501.569.3330

    After completing this application, the following materials must be received for full consideration. Applicants may upload their additional application materials below, or return to this page to upload later.

    • Brief resumé
    • OFFICIAL Transcript: Please bring one copy of your OFFICIAL transcript with you to your audition or interview.
    • One letter of recommendation (waived for continuing majors already on scholarship)
    • A personal letter stating your educational goals
    Stacy Pendergraft
    UA Little Rock Department of Theatre Arts and Dance
    2801 S. University Ave.
    Little Rock, AR 72204


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