Applications for fall and year-long scholarships are now closed.
Scholarships for spring semester classes open October 1.


In order to be awarded a scholarship, students must complete an application by the appropriate deadline.

For students requesting aid for Apprentice, Spotlight, Acting or Dance classes, the application includes a Letter of Recommendation and a Video Audition.

Below are the guidelines for video auditions according to class. You will be prompted to upload your video within the application.

Song Video Audition

  • Please submit a video of the student singing  30 seconds – 1 minute of a song from a musical
  • Song Suggestions: “The Bare Necessities” from The Jungle Book, “Tomorrow” from Annie, “Everlasting” from Tuck Everlasting, “Part of Your World” from Little Mermaid, “Happiness” from You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown and “Spoonful of Sugar” from Mary Poppins
  • Musicnotes.com is a great resource for this audition

Monologue or poem Video Audition

  • Please submit a video of the student performing 30 seconds – 1 minute of a monologue or poem

Dance Audition

  • Please submit a video of the student performing a basic dance audition
  • Include a combination with a turn (pirouette, chaine, etc), box step and grapevine, or upload a dance reel.

Letter of Recommendation Guidelines (REQUIRED FOR CLASSES LISTED ABOBVE ONLY)
The student will ask a teacher or coach who knows them well to write a brief recommendation for them. You may either upload the letter into your application or have your recommender email education@casamananana.org – please include ‘SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION’ and the student’s name in the subject line.

Yearly Windows to Apply for Scholarships

Year-Long Classes: July 1 — August 11 
Fall Classes: July 1— August 11
Spring Classes: October 1-31
Camps: December 1— January 15

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