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Theatre and Performance Studies Graduate Student Essay Prize

Best student essay on a theatre and performance studies topic presented at an ASECS conference or regional affiliate conference.


Deadline: August 15, 2024 for papers presented between August 15, 2023 and August 15, 2024.

Submissions: Please submit the title of the paper, the conference name and date where it was presented, and the paper itself via this form: TaPS Graduate Essay Prize. All ASECS members in good standing with graduate student status are eligible for this award.

Please contact the Executive Director Benita Blessing ( should filling out the form prove an obstacle and for further questions.


This endowed fund is made possible by the generous contributions of ASECS members and friends. You can help ensure that this prize is available for years to come by donating here.