Upcoming Annual Competitions

  • 2019 Local Drama Competition – Competitors should arrive promptly at 9:00 am on Saturday March 2, 2019 at The Weekend Theatre in Little Rock (1001 W. 7th St.) prepared to perform two monologues from memory. Rules for the competition and guidelines for acceptable audition pieces for the local competition follow the national guidelines.  Online applications are due Saturday February 23, 2019. The application fee is $30 and may be paid online. Please direct any questions to Jane Balgavy at
  • 2019 National Drama Competition – to be held May 30 – June 2, 2019 in Washington, D.C.

Opera Singer2019 Dorothy Lincoln-Smith Voice Competition

“Dorothy Lincoln-Smith is a former NSAL National President and Chairwoman of the Board of Trustees. She has underwritten this classical voice competition that bears her name. This competition is open to singers ages
23 – 31. A total of $10,000 will be awarded to winners annually.”

2019 Dorothy Lincoln-Smith Voice Competition Brochure and Application

2019 Winston Classical Voice Scholarships

This annual scholarship for young classical singers between the ages of 16 and 22 was established in honor of Shirley Rabb Winston. This scholarship provides funding for private voice study, special training or personal advancement. Generally 8-10 scholarships are awarded annually.

2019 Winston Classical Voice Brochure
2019 Winston Classical Voice Application
2019 Winston Classical Voice Study Suggestions
2019 Winston Classical Voice Chapter Responsibilities