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SETC News | Tom Behm Award: Funds for Professional Development, Apply by Jan. 4, 2021

Stage Directions • Industry News • December 22, 2020

Tom Behm

The 2021 Tom Behm Award from the Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC) provides professional development funds to people working or studying in the field of Theatre for Youth to seek professional development — whether to attend a conference or to assist with education credits. Applications are due by January 14, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. EST.

One Winner Will Receive:

  • $1,000 for professional development
  • One-year SETC Membership
  • Registration for the 2021 Teachers Institute
  • Registration for the 2021 SETC Virtual Convention

Tom Behm was a founder of SETC’s Theatre for Youth Festival and served as a Board Member and Theatre for Youth Division Chairman.

Click Here to view guidelines, complete your application and learn about previous winners of this award. Apply by January 14, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. EST.

For more information, please contact the Tom Behm Award Chair Kara Kindall.

History of the Tom Behm Award
Tom Behm was a founder of SETC’s Theatre for Youth Festival and served as a Board Member and Theatre for Youth Division Chairman. He is Professor Emeritus from UNC Greensboro where he taught and directed for 34 years and founded the professional NC Theatre for Young People Touring Company. He is a published playwright and was active in all areas of theatre for youth nationally and internationally. The scholarship was established by John Spiegel, a former student of Behm’s, who initiated the award as a way of recognizing Behm’s tremendous impact as a teacher. The award was announced at the 2011 SETC Awards Banquet.

Further information from SETC: www.setc.org

 

 

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