DTC Award

Grant General Information

The Damascus Theatre Company announces its 19th Annual Theatre Award for the 2016/2017 academic school year. Awards totaling $500.00 will be awarded to up to two people in the spring of 2017. A check will be presented to the recipient(s) when proof of enrollment in a post-secondary academic institution is provided. Award money must be used for educational expenses.

Past Winners of the DTC Grants:

2016:¬†Becca Benson, Danielle Leizman, Mariah McCloskey, & Emily O’Brian
2015: Jennifer Nardi
2014: Ivan Carlo
2013: Laura Searles and Harry Lemont
2012: Julia Junghans
2011: Samantha Melkonian, Esther Rea & Nicholas Stamos
2010: Rebecca Littlefield & Paul May
2009: Jenny Rosenberg
2008: Andrea Korte
2007: Paul Junghans & Corriane Oster
2006: Mary Beth Luckenbaugh & Megan May
2005: Camille Abramson
2004: No scholarship awarded
2003: Noelle DeLozier, Jennifer Quinn, & Joseph Pepper
2002: Brian McConnell & Maggie Swink
2001: Patrick McConnell
2000: Celia Blitzer & Colleen May
1999: Katie Abramson & Stephanie Miller


To be eligible for consideration, the applicant must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a U.S. citizen.
  • Be a 2017 graduating senior.
  • Must have been involved in at least three (3) Damascus Theatre Company productions in some meaningful capacity (e.g., crew, actor, pit band, construction). Productions include the Spring and Fall shows as well as Breakfast With Santa and DTC Kids.
  • Have a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 or better.

Application Form

Application consists of basic personal information, plus a 500-word essay on the importance of the arts or theater to the community. The application form can be printed from this Web site, or you may receive one by mail by writing to:

Damascus Theatre Company
DTC Theatre Award Application
P.O. Box 185
Damascus, MD 20872

Complete the application and mail it to DTC, P.O. Box 185, Damascus, MD 20872 by April 15, 2017. The recipient(s) of this award will be notified by written letter by May 15, 2017.

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