Delaware Arts Conservatory is proud to acknowledge the accomplishments of our seniors and alumni.
Students who train at DelArts get into top collegiate programs on scholarships,
which lead to professional careers.
Our alumni are working professionally in the performing and visual arts.
Our 2022 graduating seniors earned over $2.5 million in scholarships!
Paige DeFrees graduated from Avon Grove High School and will attending Shenandoah University in the fall where she will double major in Dance (BFA) and Exercise Science while obtaining pre-reqs for an accelerated BSN (Nursing) degree after undergrad.
Paige was accepted to 18 Dance Programs as well as 2 direct-admit Nursing Programs!
Paige was awarded significant academic and dance talent scholarships at schools including Point Park University, DeSales University, Drexel University, University of the Arts, and Elon University.
Jillian was accepted to 14 Marine Biology programs including University of Miami, University of Tampa, Boston University, UNC Wilmington, Florida Southern, and the University of Delaware.
She as offered contracts or trainee offers from University of Miami, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Texas Ballet Theatre, Florida Ballet, Charlotte Ballet, Nashville Ballet, St. Louis Ballet, Rochester City Ballet, and more!
Kendall was accepted to both Acting and/or Musical Theatre Majors at Pace University, Hofstra University, Emerson College, DeSales University, Howard University, and the University of Delaware.
Kendall was offered over $720,000 in talent and academic scholarships!
Carson was offered almost $130,000 in scholarships!
She was accepted to Hofstra University, Marymount Manhattan College, Loyola University Chicago, Pace University, Missouri State University and several others.
Savannah was offered over $720,000 in talent and academic scholarships!
Tamara was accepted to Colorado State University, Towson University, Point Park University, Florida Southern University, University of Arizona, and the University of South Carolina.
She was offered $290,000 in talent and academic scholarships!
She was accepted to both Acting and/or Musical Theatre majors at Radford College, Messiah College, Mercyhurst University, and Otterbein University. Molly was offered significant and multiple talent and academic scholarships to all!
Kendra Tate graduated from Marymount Manhattan with a BFA in Dance. She is excited to announce her new adventure with the New York Theater Ballet this year. She has been a member of the DelArts family since she was 9 years old. She spent a few years on the National Tour of “101 Dalmatians” and then performed on Broadway in “Billy Elliot” before she came back to DelArts to finish her training. As part of our DelArts Company, Kendra was a YAGP finalist. She also played numerous roles in our Snow Queen Production including Enchantress, Fairy Princess, and Snow Queen.
Marissa Rossi started with our DelArts family when she was 12. Marissa graduated from Point Park University with a BFA in Dance. Marissa just signed with Step One Dance Company with RWS Studio's and is currently dancing on Holland America Cruise Line! As part of our DelArts Company, Marissa was a YAGP finalist. Marissa has also played several roles in our Snow Queen production, including Enchantress, Gypsy, Count Raven, and Snow Queen. We are extremely proud of Marissa and can't wait to see and hear about all of her adventures!