Deadline to apply for Burien Actors Theatre’s scholarships is June 15, 2019

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Burien Actors Theatre is continuing its tradition of awarding scholarships to high school students who have a passion for theater and arts within the Highline School District.

“BAT wants Burien to be a place where art and artists thrive!”

This year – with the assistance of King County Council Councilmember Dave Upthegrove – there will be three $1,000.00 scholarships.

Recently one of the scholarships was awarded to a student at Kennedy Catholic High School. The other two scholarships will be awarded to students in the Highline School District.

If you are a qualifying high school student in the Highline School District and are interested in applying for a scholarship from BAT, please go to BAT’s Scholarship page download the application on that page, fill it out, and submit it with the other required items to BAT.

The DEADLINE to apply is June 15, 2019.

Awards are based on a demonstrated love of theater and arts. Two scholarships will be awarded to students in the Highline District who are striving to obtain a degree or pursue a career in theater or performance in the amount of $1,000.00.


  • Applicants must be full-time students at the High School Level.
  • Applicants must be interested in theater or arts.
  • Applicants must be current residents of King County, and be attending a Public High School located within the Highline School District.

In the picture below, Maggie Larrick (left), BATs managing director, and Eric Dickman (center), BAT’s artistic director, happily receive a $3,000.00 check from King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove (right).

Dave Upthegrove is an ardent supporter of the arts and Burien students, and he is a friend to BAT. Here, Councilmember Upthegrove is providing funding for the second year of BAT’s high school scholarships for students interested in the arts.
The photo with King County Council Member Dave Upthegrove was taken on BAT’s set for Visiting Cezanne.

There is one weekend of performances left in BAT’s bi-annual playwrights festival of new plays, which is onstage through May 19, 2019.

The critics say:

“This year’s production of BAT’s Playwright Fest is very satisfying. It is wonderful to be able to see great theater so close to home.”


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