Artists of Promise - Theatre Competition

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2021-22 Artists of Promise Theatre Performance and Design Competition

Overview

Each year, the Maricopa Community Colleges sponsor a districtwide competition to encourage and recognize student achievement in the following categories:

  • Theatre Design
    • Actual
    • Theoretical
  • Theatre Acting/Performance

Winning students will be selected to have their work shown at the Virtual Artists of Promise Gala in April 2022.

Competition Details

Theatre Design (Actual)

Please see the Theatre Design (Actual) Competition Rules prior to submitting your application.

  • Entrants must be selected by the Theatre Coordinator/Design Faculty at the college.
  • A total of 6 entries per college may be submitted for this competition and are at the discretion of the Theatre Coordinator/Design Faculty at each college.

Theatre Design (Theoretical)

Please see the Theatre Design (Theoretical) Competition Rules prior to submitting your application.

  • Entrants must be selected by the Theatre Coordinator/Design Faculty at the college.
  • A total of 3 entries per college may be submitted for this competition and are at the discretion of the Theatre Coordinator/Design Faculty at each college.

Theatre Acting/Performance

Please see the Theatre Acting/Performance Competition Rules prior to submitting your application.

Entrants must be selected by the Theatre Coordinator/Acting Faculty at the college.

  • A total of 6 entries per college may be submitted for this competition and are at the discretion of the Theatre Coordinator at each college.
  • Entries may be any ratio of gendered performers, but only six entries will be allowed from any one college.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Students must be enrolled in a minimum of six (6) credit hours at the MCCCD College they are representing.
  • Students will be given a CODE by their Program Coordinator/Design or Acting Faculty to include in their application.

Submission and Judging Process

Entry Process Opens: January 18, 2022

Student Entry Deadline:  February 25, 2022

  • Student Competition Form (online) 
  • All submissions are online and need to be received by the Student Entry Deadline.
  • Adjudication will take place remotely the week of February 28 - March 11, 2022
  • Theatre Coordinators will be notified of results as soon as results are received, but no later than March 31, 2022.

Awards

  • First place work in each category will be videotaped prior to the Virtual Artists of Promise Gala scheduled for April 2022.
  • All awards will be issued after the Artists of Promise Gala. 
    • $300 for first place;
    • $200 for second place; 
    • $100 for third place

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