Southeast Missouri State University

Department of Theatre and Dance Workship

(Renewable each semester)

Full Workship = 16 hours/week: $1000
Half Workship = 8 hours/week: $500


  • Preferably major in Theatre & Dance (B.A. or B.F.A. Program).
  • Maintain an overall University GPA of 2.0 or higher
    (Note: BFA majors must maintain a 3.0 Departmental GPA).
  • Have completed or be enrolled in TH231: Stagecraft I (for scene shop assistants) or to have completed or be enrolled in TH251: Costume Construction (for costume shop assistants).
  • Maintain a regular work schedule each week in your assigned area (i.e., scenery/lighting, costume, or box office).
  • Work all Departmental Saturday work-days during pre-production.
  • Participate in all Departmental strikes.
  • Assume leadership roles in reinforcing proper shop policies and techniques.
  • Must be able to work during Shop Hours: 1-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.
  • Have a keen interest in and a strong commitment to producing high-quality work.
  • Be prompt, maintain a good attendance record, and participate fully in all assigned positions.
  • Work well with both peers and faculty and sustain acceptable progress in your assigned area.
  • Continue to project the positive image of the University Theatre & Dance.

To apply, complete the Department of Theatre and Dance Scholarship Form