Department of Theater Arts

DEI Production Fellowship

The Theater Arts DEI Production Fellowships are designed to provide greater accessibility for  participating in Theater Arts productions for students with demonstrated high financial need.

The DEI Production Fellowships will be awarded based on significant, demonstrated financial need and a plan for how the assistance will further students' learning goals. Students may perform, design, work in stage management and/or technical theater in order to qualify. The fellowships do not apply to senior theses, senior projects, and practicum students. Students must be actively enrolled current students to be eligible. (Students who are enrolled in a study abroad program in fall semester are eligible to apply to participate in a spring semester show.)

For Academic Year 2022-23, funding is limited to three fellowships to be awarded in the Spring semester 2023.

Students will be considered for fellowships for work on the following productions: 

  • Five Doors and One Room, Directed and Choreographed by Susan Dibble. Performance Dates: March 10-13, 2023
  • Stupid F##king Bird, Directed by Dmitry Troyanovsky, Performance Dates: April 28-30, 2023

The deadline for applications is extended to October 29, 2022.

We are deeply grateful to an anonymous alumni donor  who has generously funded the pilot program of this fellowship, supporting Theater Arts' DEI initiatives.

For more information, contact Deborah Rosenstein.

How to Apply

Applications should include:

  • Student information (see the application form for information needed)
  • Titles of Productions for which you seek support
  • Your potential role/function in each production
  • 250 word essay discussing how the fellowship can 1) support your learning goals 2) enhance your experience during the rehearsal process
  • A completed application form.

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