Academics

Theatre Student Awards

Every spring, the Theatre Department honors two graduating seniors with the following awards. These students receive a plaque, and their names are entered on the Honor Board, a perpetual display in the theatre wing signifying one of the following:

The Jan Nelson Gompper Award for Excellence in Theatre Performance is presented to a graduating theatre major who has demonstrated exemplary commitment to her/his development in the craft of acting through a professional approach in studio work, rehearsals and performances. The honoree will have exhibited self-motivation, creative risk-taking, artistic growth, and notable Christian character.

The Award for Excellence in Theatre Arts is presented to a graduating theatre major who has demonstrated and developed a voracious appetite for multiple areas of theatre knowledge and experience, a driving desire for inquiry and exploration whose contribution to activities in the classroom, studio, shop, and stage has been exemplary.