For nearly four decades, the theatre’s support group, Friends of Theatre UNI (formerly known as S.T.A.G.E. Inc.) has supported many projects for the theatre, including guest residencies, receptions and purchases of equipment. In addition, Friends supports Theatre UNI by utilizing membership fees to fund scholarships for students in the department. Board members from Friends of Theatre UNI select the scholarship recipients through a competitive application and interview process.
2015-16 Friends of Theatre UNI Scholarship Award Recipients:
Dylan Nicole Martin:
Dylan is a senior Theatre Design and Production Major studying Production and Stage Management. While at UNI, Dylan has stage managed The Merry Wives of Windsor (Opera UNI), The Great God Pan, and RENT. Dylan spent the summer of 2015 with Creede Repertory Theatre in Creede, CO where she stage managed Pants on Fire, The KID Show: BONES!, and The Young Audience Outreach Tour: Reading! And Other Superpowers. Dylan is currently Head of Recruitment for Alpha Xi Delta Fraternity, President of Alpha Psi Omega Theatre Honor Society, a member of the 2015 Iowa Thespians Festival Administrative Team, and a recipient of the Robert O. Wise Broadway Tour Scholarship. She will graduate in May of 2016 and hopes to work at different theatres around the country before attending graduate school for Stage Management.