Burien Actors Theatre awards scholarships to local high school students


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On Wednesday  May 1, 2019, Burien Actors Theatre (BAT) awarded the first of its three $1,000.00 scholarships to local high school student interested in theater or the performing arts.

In the photo below, Maggie Larrick (BAT’s Managing Director – left) poses with Grace Clark (right) the recipient of the BAT arts scholarship at Kennedy Catholic High School:

Two more high school students interested in theater or the performing arts from the Highline School District will be awarded $1,000.00 each in June.

2019 is the second year BAT has offered scholarships to high school students interested in the arts in the greater Burien area.

This year’s three scholarships were graciously funded by King County Council through Council Member Dave Upthegrove. In the picture below, Maggie Larrick (left), BAT’s managing director, and Eric Dickman (center), BAT’s artistic director, happily receive a $3,000.00 check from King County Council Member Dave Upthegrove (right).

Dave Upthegrove is an ardent supporter of the arts and Burien students, and he is a friend to BAT.

The photo with King County Council Member Dave Upthegrove was taken on BAT’s set for the recently closed Visiting Cezanne. Please join BAT at its bi-annual playwrights festival now on stage now through May 19, 2019. BAT is producing four never-before-produced works: two one-acts and two-full length plays over four weeks.

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(Also, please remember BAT during GiveBig on May 8, 2019. BAT is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) entity and operates on revenue from ticket sales, donations, grants, sponsorships and volunteers!)

About BAT
Exciting live theater has been a tradition in Burien since 1955. Incorporated in 1980, Burien Actors Theatre is a leading producer of quality live theater serving residents of the Seattle and south Puget Sound areas.

BAT gives audiences an intriguing and invigorating theatre experience with unusual and fantastical productions they cannot stream online or see anywhere else. The company’s mission is to treat audiences to productions of the highest artistic integrity that excite, engage and involve both the local and expanding theatrical communities in the Puget Sound region.

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