Artistic Achievement Awards

The Department of Theatre & Dance offers Artistic Achievement Awards for incoming PLU students. Artistic Achievement Awards are renewable each year until graduation, are offered in amounts ranging up to $7,500 per year and are in addition to academic merit awards. Students may apply for Artistic Achievement Awards in multiple areas.

To be considered for an Artistic Achievement Award for the 2023-24 academic year, please complete both an admission application to PLU as well as a scholarship award form. Students must complete an application to PLU in order to be considered for an award. Scholarship applications should be submitted via Acceptd and are open as of October 15, 2022.

Important dates:

  • Friday, January 13, 2023: Deadline for Theatre January Audition applications (by midnight Pacific time)
  • Saturday, January 21, 2023: Theatre January Auditions on campus
  • Thursday, February 16, 2023: (Extended) Deadline for Dance and Theatre February Auditions/Interviews (by 5pm Pacific time)
  • Friday, February 24 and Saturday, February 25, 2023: Dance and Theatre February Auditions/Interviews on campus


Theatre at Pacific Lutheran University provides performance, design, and technical opportunities through our production season. Artistic Achievement Awards are offered in Musical Theatre, Acting/Directing, and Design/Technical.


Dance at Pacific Lutheran University provides opportunities in performance, choreography, and dance technique for dancers and those enrolled in our Musical Theatre program.