Gil Bloom Scholarship

The Gil Bloom scholarship recognizes Gilbert Bloom, who served as a teacher, artist, colleague, and mentor in the Department of Theatre and Dance. During his 42 years of service, Bloom taught courses in theatre history, acting, directing, introduction to theatre, technical theatre, children's theatre, and dramatic theory and criticism among others. As a director, Bloom's resume features over 50 productions directed at Ball State. Additionally, Gil served as the lighting designer and scenic designer for an additional 30 productions on campus.



Full Description

We fly. We spark intellectual curiosity. Spirited and motivated, we learn, grow, and take flight. Our faculty and staff—everyone in our community—treat students as partners, from day one. In classrooms and labs, on the sports fields, in immersive learning projects off campus—with agility and perseverance—Cardinals fly.



Who's eligible?

  • Major in theatre
  • Have at least a 3.0 GPA
  • Student must be active in the production program
  • Be an upper class student, with preference given to students entering their senior year


How to Apply

You may apply for this scholarship in the spring. Application forms available at the main office (AC 306).

The department announces award recipients at its end-of-year banquet.

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