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Acadia Community Theater scholarship application deadline extended to May 15

Community Author: Stephanie Clement
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 MOUNT DESERT ISLAND — Acadia Community Theater is offering two scholarships this year to young people interested in pursuing further educational opportunities in the theater arts. A $500 scholarship will be awarded to a graduating high school senior or to a current college student to pursue collegiate study in a performing arts major or to finance a performing arts-related internship or to fund other special projects related to performing arts education. A $200 award will be made to an elementary, middle school, or high-school-aged student for private lessons in the theater arts, tuition at a performing arts camp, or performing arts supplies. Applications are available for download at https://www.acadiacommunitytheater.net/about and are due by May 15, 2018. Awards will be made by May 30, 2018. Preference will be given to students who have participated in at least one Acadia Community Theater production. For more information, contact acadiacommunitytheater@gmail.com. 

About Acadia Community Theater:

Acadia Community Theater, or ACT, seeks to enrich the lives of individuals, families, and the community by encouraging growth and expression in theater arts and by providing live performances on and around Mount Desert Island.  Originally formed as the “After School Players” in 1994, the group was later renamed the Union 98 Teachers’ Theater and then became the IRS-recognized 501(c)3 non-profit organization Acadia Community Theater in 2000. Each year, the organization stages a spring musical and a fall play, among other activities, providing opportunities for young people and their families to participate in and enjoy theater together.

Contact: Keri Hayes, acadiacommunitytheater@gmail.com