Juliana Ellsmore Scholarship: Curtains Up Pagosa, in partnership with the family of Juliana Ellsmore, has created a new scholarship for 2018 graduating seniors attending college majoring in voice or music. Jacob Miskimens, a close family friend, created a GoFundMe account in Juliana’s memory and has raised nearly $10,000 to be distributed. CUP will conduct interviews together with the family representative for finalists selected. DOWNLOAD APPLICATION
The John Graves Memorial Scholarship, named after John Graves, long time supporter of the performing arts and young people and Board Member of Curtains Up Pagosa, is given to selected students pursuing advanced college degrees in the performing arts: Musical theater, Theater, Voice, Dance, Technical Studies, Theater Arts, Drama, Film Studies. DOWNLOAD APPLICATION
Danna’s Song -Vocal Scholarship
Danna Laverty, Mom to veteran performer Johannah Laverty, was in love with Curtains Up and our work with kids. We established a scholarship in her memory for students studying voice.
In loving memory of Cindy Gustafson, lover of the arts, Curtains Up Pagosa and our kids! This scholarship provides for a once a week, ten hour study of the art of dance, taught by a dance professional in Pagosa. Students study and explore various techniques and modalities of dance.