Scholarship Fund Raisers

The Golden Circle Scholarship & Support Fund is the source of scholarship and assistantship funds for outstanding theatre & dance students.  The Golden Circle Fund is supported through patronages to the VSU Theatre & Dance Season and through special events.  For this season, 4 events are planned (subject to change) from which the profits go to support the Golden Circle Scholarship & Support Fund:

The 18th Annual Cabaret Fundraiser 

Sunday, November 20, 2016
Gathering 6 PM, Dinner 6:30 PM, Performance 7:30 PM.

Magnolia Room, VSU University Center

Enjoy a delicious meal and musical theatre entertainment as you support the Golden Circle Scholarship & Support Fund.  The evening’s entertainment will feature great songs by the great writers of the musical theatre canon.


Saturday, January 28, 2017 @ 7:30 PM
Sunday, January 29, 2017 @ 3:00 PM
Mathis Municipal Auditorium

For the past several years, VSU Theatre & Dance has partnered with the Valdosta School of Ballet in the production of a classic ballet benefiting the Golden Circle Scholarship & Support Fund.  Back by popular demand this year is CINDERELLA.  In addition to the beautiful score by Tchaikovsky, the production will feature elegant ballerinas, a pair of silly step-sisters, and a charming prince.


Saturday, April 8, 2017 
VSU Student Union Grand Ballroom
6 PM: Social Hour
7 PM: Dinner
8 PM: Performance 
After the winner of the "Audience Favorite" award, everyone can dance till 11 PM!

A unique collaborative fundraiser between VSU’s Music Department and Theatre & Dance Area was the talk of the town the past two year and together these degree programs are presenting a third encore event this year.  Come enjoy the efforts of a new group of local stars and their experts as they present a variety of ballroom dance styles and seek your “vote$” the evening’s big prize, the Audience Favorite Award.

The Seventh Annual

An alternating program of work by students in our Musical Theatre and Dance students.

April 20 - 22, 2017 @ 7:30 PM
Sunday, April 23, 2017 @ 3:00 PM
Sawyer Theatre

Senior Musical Theatre Students in Concert
Student Choreography Concert

VSU Theatre & Dance continues the Emerging Artists showcase tradition.  Audiences who enjoy watching our student artists develop their talents, can enjoy a performance or two of alternating programs.  Once program features our student graduating from the musical theatre emphasis, the other performance includes students in the performance track of our degree program.  Each performance will spotlight our outstanding students.
Contributions accepted at the door. General admission.