GCSC Visual and Performing Arts Scholarship Auditions & Interviews for 2024-2025 Academic Year

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GCSC Visual & Performing Arts will be holding auditions and interviews for the 2024-25 academic year on Wednesday, March 6, 2024, at 6:00 pm in the Amelia G. Tapper Center for the Arts. These scholarships are for incoming and current full-time GCSC students. For new GCSC students, a high school diploma or equivalent is required by August 2024. Scholarships are available in music, theatre, art, and entertainment technology.

The audition requirements for each specialization are listed below.

  • Music:  Applicants to perform two contrasting pieces on their instrument or with their voice. Voice applicants will need to bring an accompaniment track without vocals. All applicants need to bring a letter of recommendation and a copy of their high school transcript. For more information, contact John Divine, [email protected], (850) 769-1551 ext. 4025.
  • Theatre (Acting): Applicants to perform two contrasting monologues that do not exceed three minutes. All applicants need to bring a letter of recommendation and a copy of their high school transcript. For more information, contact Vincent Pelligrino, [email protected],  (850) 769-1551 ext. 2888.
  • Theatre (Musical): Applicants to perform one monologue that does not exceed 90 seconds and a song. Applicants will need to bring sheet music or an accompaniment track without vocals. All applicants need to bring a letter of recommendation and a copy of their high school transcript. For more information, contact Vincent Pelligrino, [email protected],  (850) 769-1551 ext. 2888.
  • Art: Applicants need to provide a portfolio of their work. The portfolio must include 10 to 15 examples of the applicant’s best work.  Applicants may present original work (all work must be matted), or may submit a digital portfolio of their work. A digital portfolio must consist of high-quality images placed into a single PDF file. The PDF file must be saved as last name portfolio. All applicants need to provide two letters of recommendation (one letter from an art teacher and one from a teacher in a different academic area) and a copy of their high school transcript. For more information, contact Tammy Marinuzzi, [email protected], (850) 769-1551 ext. 2890.
  • Entertainment Technology (Design/Technical Theatre): Applicants should prepare for an interview with faculty. Applicants will need to bring their portfolio, resume, and a sample of work, if available. All applicants need to bring a letter of recommendation and a copy of their high school transcript. For more information, contact Brian Baillif, [email protected], (850) 769.1551 ext. 4865.

If applicants cannot attend these dates, or need an online submission option, please contact Jennifer McAtee at (850) 872-3887 or [email protected]. More details about GCSC Visual & Performing Arts auditions and interviews for 2024-25 can be found by visiting gulfcoast.edu/arts.