Theatre of Dare Scholarships

Helping the next generation of actors, technicians, writers, designers, and animators.

Each season, Theatre of Dare awards scholarships to deserving local seniors  - in Currituck, Dare, and Hyde counties - who plan to attend college and major in the performing arts as well as college students who have received awards in the past and are continuing their education. In Spring 2021, we awarded $8,000 to six students, our largest amount yet!

Participation in Theatre of Dare is not a prerequisite.

Funds are raised through 50/50 raffles that are held during Theatre of Dare performances. However, we also accept donations that go directly into our scholarship fund.

Scholarship Applications

If you know of a high school senior in our area planning to major in the performing arts, encourage them to apply for a Theatre of Dare scholarship. Applications are now available! Click on the link below. The deadline to apply is March 4.

2021 Scholarship Winners


Johan Briones - Cape Hatteras Class of '21

East Carolina University - Film & Video


Rebbekkah Eller - Manteo Class of '20

U of the Arts Philadelphia- Directing/Writing/Production


Parker Gaskill - Ocracoke Class of '21

Cape Fear Community College - Fine Arts (Music)


Jonathon Davis - First Flight Class of '21

UNC Asheville - Music


Evelyn Gallagher - Manteo Class of '21

Douglas Education Center - Special Makeup Effects


Mac McCLary - First Flight Class of '18

UNC School of the Arts - Lighting & Technology