Laura Louise Pryor Memorial Award

Laura Louise PryorThe Pryor Family created the Laura Louise Pryor Memorial Award to honor their mother, Laura Louise. Laura Louise was a long-time theatre patron of the University Theatre and a member of its Friends of the Theatre (FROTH) organization. Laura Louise attended most theatre productions from 1978 – 2009 with her daughter, emeritus staff member Katherine Pryor. She died at the age of 91.

The Laura Louise Pryor Memorial Award provides an award for a student graduating with a degree in Theatre or Theatre/ Voice who has made significant contributions to the University Theatre production program. Candidates must show evidence of being generous and having a strong work ethic. Preference will be given to a student who has a love for music and who has demonstrated a love for animals.

Eligible students must complete the Award Application  by April 1 for  consideration. The award is presented by vote of the faculty & staff of the department.

Past Recipients

2024Coy Garrett
2023Lindsay Webster
2022John Dylon Rohr
2021Kalen Stockton
2020Hollyanna Mathews
2019Kaia Minter
2018Drew Hafling
2017Jordan Michael Grant
2016Pamela Rodríguez-Montero
2015Megan Lethbridge
2014Hailey Lapin
2013Margaret Hanzlick
2012Laura Brooke Williams