2024 Spark Scholarship Nomination Form

Deadline for consideration is March 14th. Commonwealth Shakespeare Company is actively seeking nominations for CSC’s Spark Scholarships for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color) Actors for our 2024 summer Apprentice Program. This year we have two (2) full scholarships available for actors with an aptitude for, interest in, or angst for Shakespeare and performance. The CSC Apprentice Program is an intensive summer training program for college-aged actors who are actively pursuing a career in theatre. For more information on the program, please visit our website commshakes.org/apprentice. We are seeking nominations for CSC’s Spark Scholarships from Professors, mentors, coaches, and other professionals in the field so that we might meet fantastic BIPOC Apprentice candidates from all across the country. Each recommender may nominate up to two (2) potential Apprentices. We encourage the nomination of BIPOC individuals of all gender identities and persons with disabilities. (We are equipped to respond to disability-related accommodation requests; if you or your nominee have questions, please get in touch with us at apprentice@commshakes.org)
Information about newness to, potential resistance to, or hunger for Shakespeare/classic work/heightened text welcome!

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