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 2022-23 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.

Important dates:

  • Friday, January 14, 2022: Deadline for Theatre Early Audition applications (by midnight Pacific time)
  • Saturday, January 22, 2022: Theatre Early Auditions on campus
  • Monday, February 21, 2022: (Extended) Deadline for Dance and Theatre Regular Auditions/Interviews (by 5pm Pacific time)
  • Friday, February 25 and Saturday, February 26, 2022: Dance and Theatre Regular Auditions/Interviews on campus


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



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.