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Thank you for your interest in applying for a Distinguished Artist Award in Theatre at Hope College!

To apply for a Distinguished Artist Award in Theatre, you’ll also need to apply for admission to Hope College. We’ll contact scholarship winners the first week of March 2020.

If you have any questions regarding this scholarship or auditions, please contact the Theatre Department by phone (616.395.7600) or email (theatre@hope.edu).

Before you begin, please note: Once you begin the application, do not refresh or close your tab, window or browser or you will lose all of the data you’ve entered. Thanks again for your interest!

Applicant Information

Please submit your resume as part of our Distinguished Artist Award application. (Headshots are optional.) You may upload these items on this application or email them to Reagan Chesnut (chesnut@hope.edu). We’ll need to receive your application materials one week before the audition.

If you plan to audition by video, please submit your video file by February 21, 2020.


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Alternate Audition Dates

If you'd like to request an alternate audition date for the DAA Scholarship in Theatre, please contact Michelle Bombe via email (bombe@hope.edu) to arrange the date. The last possible date for an alternate audition is February 20, 2020.


Audition Types

Musical Needs

If you will need an accompanist, please fax (616.395.7180) or email (chesnut@hope.edu) a copy of your music 1 week prior to auditions. Please send this document to the attention of Reagan Chesnut.

Additional Visitors/Theatre Performance Tickets

Would you like complimentary tickets to Hope College's production of The Shakers of Mount Lebanon Will Hold a Peace Conference This Month (November) or Doubt (February) as a part of your visit to campus for this audition?

Visit Details

If you plan to stay on campus, please bring a sleeping bag or bed sheets, a pillow and towel.

Again, thank you for your interest in the Distinguished Artist Award in Theatre! We’ll send you a confirmation email after you submit the application.

Need some help with the application? Please contact our Application Support team. Thank you!



Theatre Department • DeWitt Student Cultural Center • 141 East 12th Street, Floor 2, Holland, MI 49423 • theatre@hope.edu • 616.395.7650