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Application Procedures


Applicant must be in the 8th through 11th grade on or before May 2, 2014. This week-long intensive encounter offers the dedicated high school theatre student an opportunity to explore the many facets of theatre training at the collegiate level.


The application deadline is May 16, 2014 (all materials must be received by May), and all applicants will be notified of their status in mid May 2014. Your application will not be processed until all required materials are received. If accepted for the workshop, the tuition is due by May 23, 2014. If payment is not received by the deadline, the reserved space will be given to the next applicant on the waiting list.

Should a registrant need to cancel after the deadline, tuition (minus a $50 handling fee) will be refunded if written notification is received by June 1, 2014. After that date, no refund will be tendered. Checks should be made payable to DePauw University.

To apply, students should complete the online application below, and submit:

  • a letter of recommendation from a teacher or director,
  • a theatre/performance resume,
  • and a parental/guardian signature.

Registration is Monday, June 9, from 4-5:30p.m. in the lobby of the Green Center for the Performing Arts. Registrants will be assigned to residence halls, receive schedules, and be given any other pertinent information regarding the workshop. A picnic dinner will be provided after registration. Parents are welcome to attend the picnic.  Students should prepare a one-minute monologue of their choice, as an audition for their role in the play.  Roles will be distributed as equally as possible.

The week will culminate with a final performance of a Shakespeare play, open to the public on Sunday, June 15, in Kerr Theatre at noon. All workshop registrants will perform. There will be a reception following the performance for the workshop participants and their guests to conclude the week.

Students are expected to arrive on registration day and remain on campus through the final performance on the last day.


Theatre Arts at DePauw is a residential program. Students are required to stay in campus residence halls and eat their meals in the dining area while attending the workshop. Male and female students will be housed separately within the residence halls. Trained counselors will supervise all residence halls and chaperone students during their week at DePauw. If the applicant is accepted, a list of suggested personal items to bring will be sent in the confirmation package.

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