It is Circle Theatre’s mission to educate our community through fostering opportunities for life-long appreciation for the theatre arts. We strive to provide students of varying ages with opportunities for scholarship as well as activities to engage them beyond our stage. Opportunities include scholarships, contests, Magic Circle productions, Circle Presents, workshops, and classes

COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS

CEDRIC WARD AND JAMES MITCHELL SCHOLARSHIPS

Circle Theatre will be providing two scholarships to individuals who, by their own contribution to Circle Theatre, demonstrated ability, talent, and dedication to the theatre arts and are enrolled in an accredited college or training program. 

The Cedric Ward Scholarship is valued at: $1000
The James Mitchell Scholarship is valued at: $500

DEADLINE: JULY 31, 2020
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GRAND RAPIDS COMBINED THEATRE SCHOLARSHIPS

The Grand Rapids Combined Theatre Scholarship Fund awards college scholarships to students pursuing study in theatre arts at any college/university located within the United States. It is supported by contributions from individuals in the community and by Circle Theatre as well as other local community theatres. 

Grand Rapids Combined Theatre Scholarships are valued at: $1000 to $2000

DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2020
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2019 WINNERS

CEDRIC WARD SCHOLARSHIP
Kobe Brown, Western Michigan University

JAMES MITCHELL SCHOLARSHIP
Heather Vander Zee, Western Michigan University

ENVIRONMENTAL CONTEST

Each year, starting in June, Community Circle Theatre, along with the Wege Foundation, holds a contest for students ages 5-14 in conjunction with our Magic Circle Production. In an effort to raise awareness about our environment and living “green,” we want all students to enter in a themed contest!

New theme coming in 2020!

2019 WINNERS

  • Amina Povlakic (5-7)
  • Joshua Beckford (8-10)
  • Lorelei Lake (11-14)