Student Organizations & Resources

Scholarships

The Drama Department offers a variety of scholarships and work-study opportunities ranging from $250 to $1,000 per year to declared majors who demonstrate high academic and artistic potentital.  For more information, contact Rob Bowen or phone 828.251.6650.

Internships & Jobs

The department has student positions in the scene shop, house electrics and the costume shop. Each spring the department posts notices for applications for these positions. In addition, internships have been established with many of the local theater organizations, including Asheville Community Theatre, North Carolina Stage Company and The Diane Wortham Theatre. If you are a declared major and are interested in an internship, please contact the department chair.

Clubs & Organizations

The Drama Department supports two student organizations on campus:

United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT)

The student chapter of USITT is open to all students and focuses primarily on technical theater and design. Members attend the national conference and support local productions. This year the USITT group will be participating in Super Saturday, a program that brings over 400 kids from Western North Carolina to explore their special interests through hands-on learning.

Alpha Psi Omega - National Theatre Honor Society

Alpha Psi Omega is the national theatre honor society and students of all areas of theater are encouraged to join. Members hold support gatherings and regularly produce a variety of student shows and events each year.

For more information about these organizations, contact drama@unca.edu.