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Area Specific Requirements

Please note that all portfolio pieces are to be sent to the University of La Verne and postmarked by December 16, 2018, with the exception of art, and will NOT be returned. Art portfolio pieces will be brought to Performance Scholarship Day and will be returned. Please see below for specific area requirements and submission directions.

Area Contact Additional Requirements
Art
(any media
)
Keith Lord
(909) 448-4754
Art portfolios will be brought to Performance Scholarship Day and will be returned. Portfolios typically comprise 10-20 examples of your work. While originals are preferred, photographic reproductions of large-scale or 3-dimensional work are acceptable.

If you are unable to attend Performance Scholarship Day in person you may submit digital images of your work (formats may include jpg, tiff, or pdf files). Please submit images electronically in a clearly marked folder before Performance Scholarship Day – a phone or video conference interview will be arranged.

Communications
(video production)
Don Pollock
(909) 448-4751
Provide a letter of reference from someone familiar with your video work and a one-page statement on your video production experience and what you hope to do in the world of film/video. Submit electronically to dshiokari@laverne.edu – subject line “P.S. Video Production.”

Upload a 10-minute video of your best work to YouTube, Vimeo, or the video service of your choice and enter the URL in your application. If you would like to ensure your submission is seen only by the University of La Verne, please change your video’s Privacy settings accordingly before sharing the link.

Music
(voice or instrument)
Reed Gratz
(909) 448-4915
Perform two pieces of contrasting style from the Classical, operatic, Broadway, and/ or jazz repertoire at Performance Scholarship Day. An accompanist will be provided. Please bring two clear and complete copies of your pieces.

If a live audition is not possible, please upload your submission to YouTube, Vimeo, or the video service of your choice and enter the URL in your application. If you would like to ensure your submission is seen only by the University of La Verne, please change your video’s Privacy settings accordingly before sharing the link.

Photography Morgan Sandler
(909) 448-4348
Please click here for photography requirements.
Speech
(debate)
Rob Ruiz
(909) 448-4451
Compete in one round of debate with La Verne Debate Team on Performance Scholarship Day. Applicants that cannot attend Performance Scholarship Day may have the option to participate in a La Verne Debate Team regular season practice. For further information please contact Rob Ruiz.
Theatre
(performance or design)
Sean Dillon
(909) 448-4554
If you are a performer, present two contrasting pieces (for example, humorous and dramatic or classical and contemporary) at Performance Scholarship Day. If your emphasis is design, technology, or stage management, be prepared for a brief interview and portfolio presentation on Performance Scholarship Day.

If you cannot be present on Performance Scholarship Day and cannot arrange an alternate time with the Department of Theatre Arts, please upload your submission to YouTube, Vimeo, or the file service of your choice and enter the URL in your application. If you would like to ensure your submission is seen only by the University of La Verne, please change your video’s Privacy settings accordingly before sharing the link.