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The Marcia Quick Gard Theatre Arts Scholarship

The Marcia Quick Gard Theatre Arts Scholarship

The 2020 scholarship auditions will be held at
CAT - Chamberlayne Actors Theatre
319 N. Wilkinson Road, PO Box 15513, Richmond, VA 23227

Saturday, May 23, 2020

Applications now being accepted.

From the audition pool, there will be a $1,000 recipient, and a $500.00 recipient.


The Purpose

The purpose of the scholarship is to provide an opportunity for serious acting students to audition for an award of financial assistance to be used toward their education as a professional actor.

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Beginning each December, eligible students may register using this website to audition for the scholarship.


About Marcia Quick Gard

Marcia spent a lifetime devoted to theater. Her passion for it was revealed in the talent that shone when she was performing.

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Previous Winners

We are proud of our Winners!

Winners of the 2019 Marcia Quick Gard Theatre Arts Scholarship

June 24, 2019

Congratulations Candace Spencer and Scout Smith Winners of the 2019 Marcia Quick Gard Theatre Arts Scholarship Candace Spencer (recipient of $1,000.00 in 2019) is a 2019 graduate of Greensboro College. She received a BA in theatre. Her recent credits include A Doll’s House, Part 2 as Nora Helmer, The Book of Will as Rebecca Heminges,…

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Winners of the 2018 Marcia Quick Gard Theatre Arts Scholarship

August 3, 2018

Congratulations Lily Hargis and Jordan Pearson Winners of the 2018 Marcia Quick Gard Theatre Arts Scholarship. Lily Hargis (recipient of $1,000.00 in 2018) is a playwright, actor, and theatre-maker as well as a recent graduate of Boston University’s Theatre Arts BFA program. A Richmond native, Lily found herself on professional stages at an early age, and…

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