Student Scholarships

Peninsula Players Theatre Scholarship

Applications are due Monday, April 3, 2023

Peninsula Players is proud to support the higher education of local high school seniors pursuing a major or minor in arts management, music or theater. A $500 scholarship will be awarded to one student at each of the Door County high schools.

Applicants must:
-Be a graduating high school senior in Door County
-Plan to enroll as a full-time college student
-Plan to major or minor in one of the following degrees:

-Arts Management
-Music (i.e. Performance, Education)
-Theater (i.e. Acting, Theater Studies, Theater Technology and Design)

Click here to apply for the Peninsula Players Scholarship.


The 2022 scholarship recipient is Owen Ensign-Foulds from Sevastopol High School.  Ensign-Foulds has demonstrated a high level of participation and creativity in the arts during his academic career.  His performing arts credits are extensive, including lead roles in Sevastopol’s plays and musicals, participation in school, pep and jazz bands, as well as choir.

Ensign-Foulds has received a number of accolades for his hard work and dedication, including Sevastopol’s Excellence in Drama and Director’s Choice Award in Choir, and four Star Firsts from the Wisconsin School Music Association’s Solo and Ensemble Festival.  Ensign-Foulds will attend UW-Milwaukee’s Peck School of the Arts this fall to pursue a BFA in Musical Theatre.  There were no scholarship applicants from Southern Door, Sturgeon Bay, Gibraltar nor Washington Island high schools in 2022.

For more information about the Peninsula Players Theatre Scholarship, please contact Development Director Danielle Szmanda at 920-868-3287 or visit