DTC Award

Grant General Information

The Damascus Theatre Company announces its 21th Annual Theatre Award for the 2018/2019 academic school year. Awards totaling $500.00 will be awarded to up to two people in the spring of 2019. 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:

2018: Katelyn Avon and Eli Schwartz
2017: Zack Callis
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 2019 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.


The application consists of basic personal information, plus a 500-word essay on the importance of the arts or theater to the community. Please use the form provided on this page to apply.  All applications must be received by April 15, 2019. The recipient(s) of this award will be notified by written letter by May 15, 2019.

DTC Award Application

  • Applicant Information

  • List Damascus Theatre Company shows in which you participated (with year), and how you particpated. (you may attach a resume):
  • List any other information you feel may be of interest to the scholarship review committee:
  • 500-word essay on the importance of the arts or theater to the community
  • Optional (.jpg or .pdf)
    Accepted file types: jpg, pdf.